What is Vastu Shastra?
According to the definition given in Wikipedia,Vastu shastra (vāstu śāstra) is a traditional Hindu system of architecture, which literally translates to “science of architecture.” These are texts found on the Indian subcontinent that describe principles of design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement and spatial geometry.
Vastu Shastra is the traditional Hindu system of architecture which aims at a happy and prosperous life by making the home and workplace compliant to certain natural laws. If the construction is not according to the Vastu principles then the thinking and actions of the natives residing or working in such places will not be harmonious, thus leading to discord and illness. On the contrary, obeying the laws of nature as elaborated in the Vastu Shastra help in getting the divine support for the natives. Vastu principles as enumerated in our ancient texts are universally applicable irrespective of the place, religion, caste and creed.
Our home is our most prized and cherished possession. We spend enough money on the interiors, on the furnishings, to redecorate and renovate it time to time because our home is the most comfortable and endearing place for us. Following some simple Vastu tips will ensure a good and positive environment in our house. Vastu shastra is an ancient science of architecture and construction. These are texts found on the Indian subcontinent that can help you live a happy and healthy life if your house is compliant to certain natural laws.
Here are a few, easy to follow Vastu tips to ensure a healthy and happy home:
Entrance of the home is the place from where energies, either positive or negative, enter and exit a house. This is why Vastu Shastra gives great importance to the main entrance of the home.