Vastusashtra is an ancient Indian science that lays down the guidelines for building layout and demarcation of areas for different activities. It essentially deals with the correct placement of man with respect to its environment to achieve harmony with nature and is based on the influences of the five natural elements; sun, sky, water, earth and air in conjugation with the force exerted by earth’s magnetic fields. Mention of Vaastusashtra has been found in ancient Indian scriptures, which reveal the widespread use of this science of building planning so as to gain in health, wealth prosperity and well being on adherance to this science.
Vaastu endows peace and prosperity to all mankind. A house, big or small, built as per Vaastu makes the life pleasant and prosperous. It is believable, because of its universal efficacy.
Vaastusashtra gives clear directions as to how a plot of land should be chosen, be it for residential, industrial, educational, commercial or any other purpose and goes further to tells us how the buildings on the plot should be constructed and the various amenities located there in, taking into account the movement of the sun in the skies and suggests.
The correct use of this science creates a perfect balance between the individual and his environment ensuring prosperity, health and wealth to the individual.