Vastu Shastra is one of the most ancient sciences of Indian architecture and is composed of specific rules, regulations, and directions, set down by sages of the Vedic times. For the Modern society, it is the highly evolved, comprehensive building philosophy.
Humans are not separate from nature but connected to earth as a part of an interconnected web of life. The element of nature act as a whole to create and maintain energy — the force of life. An energy efficient environment attracts many benefits and more positive opportunities.
According to Vastu Shastra, a building or premises is a living organism and can be designed in harmonic resonance with the underlying energy structure of the universe. Such a building or premises becomes a generator of coherence, attuning the occupants to the universal laws and increasing health, wealth and spiritual well being.
World famous Tirupati temple is found adhering to the principles of Vastu Shilpa Shastra. It’s success legendary thanks mainly to the exemplary implementation of the principles of Vastu Shastra. The main temple is situated on the South-West side of the temple complex. On its North-East direction are a lake and pond. The dining hall of the temple is on the South-East side while the North-West and North side of the temple is allocated to the godown for grains and items require in the kitchen. The entire temple complex is of a square shape as a result of which its axis and that of the Earth are perpendicular to each other. The main temple is occupying only the one-fourth area of the total area and on its Eastern and Northern side is an open area. Thus the Tirupati temple of Lord Balaji is an ideal place according to the norms of Vastu Shastra which is why it is the most prosperous temple on the earth.
In spite of a small country, Japan has progressed tremendously. It has a large water body – the Pacific ocean in its North-East direction. The eastern side of Japan is widely spread and open. Thus Japan gets the full benefit of the rays of the sun. This gives Japan maximum benefits of Vastu & made this country rich and prosperous. But it has the sea in Southeast and south, which is a place for Fire, this The Japan has suffered the attack of atom bombs explosion and earthquake, as it has sea in south-east and south.
Prosperous city London is ideally situated according to the principles of Vastu Shastra. The Thames river is in the east direction. It has more parks & gardens in the Northwest & East. Many famous Educational institutes & universities are located in the Northeast corner. The boundary of England is more towards North & East directions- a positive direction to capture beneficial morning sunrays, according to vastu.
Looking at the map of America, the country is more located towards east side than west. Also, the extension is more towards northeast, which is auspicious. It has vast lakes in the northeast location. As one progresses towards North-East in The United States of America the land becomes richer and richer, it is found. At the root of the progress and prosperity of the cities like New York, London, Mumbai, Singapore, Hong Kong, etc. are always the benedictory principles of Vastu Shastra, it is found.
Mumbai, a rich port has a water body to its North East. All major lakes for drinking water are situated in the Northeast direction of Mumbai. It has an atomic plant representing Agni (Fire) in the southeast of the Mumbai. Fire is a key factor in the prosperity of any vastu premises or location. It has more ocean in the West, the perfect location for Vayu (Air).
In India, Slope or a river flow of gange is more towards the east, which is very auspicious. All important rivers are flowing towards the east, that is why the country is richer in spirituality. Thousands of westerners flock to India for spiritual enlightenment. There is water in Southwest and southeast side of our nation; thus we have to face the attacks of foreign empires & lot of expenditure on defense.
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