Shastra - (Vaastu is based on two forces "positive" and
Vaastu shastra is an ancient science
which helps one to get the natural benefits freely offered by the
five basic elements of the universe in which we all live. These
basic elements are Akash (SKY), Prithvi (EARTH), Paani (WATER),
Agni (FIRE), and Vayu (WIND). Vaastu
Shastra (Vastu Shastra)can be applied by keeping in harmony
with these basic five elements of nature. It is an edifice science
that was developed by our learned people thousands of years ago.
Its application today is purely architectural and its principles
are based on becoming one with nature. Like astrology and palmistry
it is a vast & complicated science, easily misunderstood by
Most people all over the world will not think twice before spending
huge amounts of cash on designing their houses and they should rightly
do so. But when the house does not bring them peace and harmony
and instead the ill effects of vaastu are experienced the same people
consult astrologers, palmists, tarot card readers and some blame
their destiny or luck.
Vaastu is essentially the art of correct
settings one can place himself in such a manner as to derive maximum
The ancient relics say that Vaastu is based on two forces "positive"
and "negative" which are constantly
interacting with each other on the surface of the land. These forces
should get disturbed whenever any structure is erected on a vacant
land, to maintain a balance.
If there are more positive energies
(forces) than the negative energies, the result
of such a construction would yield more benefits to the inmates
leading to a more successful, healthy, wealthy and peaceful life,
contrary to this if the negative energies dominate the premises
the effects could be negative.