The Nature has
created the five basic elements like earth, water, fire, air
and ether for smooth conduct of the earthly existence. When
these five elements lose their balance and proportion, it
results in chaos and disorder and they rebound on us with
tremendous harm. So external nature with these five
principles has to be handled with caution & awe.
needs three basic things in life that is food, shelter &
clothing but after having all these things man wants one
more important item that is peace and this peace has to be
attained through our food and shelter. Many persons doubt
its implication but if we go deeper we will come to know
that our residential houses, offices, firms, factories,
schools and other institution play a very significant role
in achieving this peace.
The answer to an
innumerable questions has been clearly stated by Agastya,
Viswamitra, Vashistha, Narada, Viswakarma, Vrihaspati and
Jamadagni of Puranic age. They do not accept our residential
houses as places of shelter merely rather these have
profound impact on our all round prosperity and they
strongly approved of our adherence to the basic principles
of Vastu Shastra.
Let us analyses the
truth of the statement by illustrating an example from our
day to day life.
1. We know there are
number of persons who are wicked in nature and we want to
get rid of them. They have come to us for financial help
sence any thought of repaying even a fraction of the same.
Being fed up with it we decide not to help them any more but
in actual life when they come again for fresh help we came
forward without hesitation to render our help.Why is it so ?
2. On the other hand
we are very much repulsive to certain persons who are having
very good nature. Even we are charmed by certain unknown
persons although we didnít have much contact with them.
3. Every individual
wants peace. In spite of this why do we create certain
unhappy situation for others and vice versa ?
4. As the
disproportion of Vata, Kafa and Pita adversely affects our
body so also a discordant combination of Air, Fire and Water
disturbs the environment of this world.
We should plan to
construct our houses in accordance with the principles of
Vastu Shastra ( if we receive maximum energy then our work
will go in peaceful manner but the Source of energy is
North, East and North-East it should be checked through
South, West and South-West by covering by bad conductor of
heat materials like bricks, mud, earth, wood etc.)
So that accumulation
of energy will help us to carry out all worldly affairs
successfully by concentrating to every worldly incentives in
a much better way.
This vastu shilpa
Shastra believes in two basic principles-the Sun and the
Earth. All the five basic tatwas excluding the Sky have
originated from the sun. The five basic principles or
tatavas are- the Earth (Prithvi), Water, Fire and Ether.
- Our earth is a huge magnet. The magnetic effect of the
earth affects us and our ways of living are controlled by
it. In order to extract favorable effect we should construct
our houses as approved by the Vastu Shastra.
- Three fourth of the earth is water. Water is inevitable
for our life. The rain water is the same everywhere. The
soil where rain water falls gets transformed as per the
global effect of the earth and we are also affected by it.
- Fire or heat is very significant for our existence. We get
heat with light from the sun & this light is very
essential from human existence. Without light & heat our
survival is doubtful.
- The space is nothing but vacuum. all the planets,
satellites and stars are in the sky. The sun itself is a
star. In brief the entire universe is in the sky. All the
particles and direction in the sky exert some sort of
influence on us.
The air surrounds the earth. This air is the basis for
survival of the entire creation. This is all about the five
basic principles of the earth.
Let us consider the
use of the directions and corners or angles. We are
influenced by the innumerable mysterious rays of the
universe- These rays are of both types- good and evil. In
order to derive maximum benefit in the shape of favorable
effects and to save ourselves from the undesirable elements
Vastu shastras guides and advocates for proper construction
of our houses.
We know there are
four directions- the east, the west, the north and the
south. Between two directions we find the corners or angles.
As they draw powers from two direction they are more
remarkable and significant the corner between the east and
north is known as Eishanya, likewise the East and south
corner is Agnaya, North and West is Vayabya and between West
and south is know as Nairuta.
After deep study of
the nature (the prakruti) we know that east is regarded as
the pitry Sthan Hence if the East side of the house is not
vacant then it is considered as injurious to the owner of
the house. In the similar manner the earth is meant for the
mother. The north side of the house would be kept vacant,
otherwise, it may result in the death of house owner's wife
Various types of
waves flow from the East and the North. That is the reason
why we are instructed to keep these two sides vacant or
open, failing which these waves and currents are discharged
to the opposite directions. Hence Vastu Shastra strongly
emphasizes to keep our Western and Southern side higher that
the Eastern and the Northern side. If the western side is
higher it is good and beneficial for the son and higher
southern side brings good health and financial prosperity.
Eastern and northern sides are kept lower to preserve more
should be lower than the Nairuta (South-West) Vayabya
(north-West) should be higher than the Ishan (North-East) so
Nairyta should always be higher and the Ishan always the
lower. These instructions of Vastu shastras are meant for
extracting more waves and current. This vastu Shastra is
really a mysterious science, has its foundation on
scientific truth. We can verify the old structure built by
our ancestors and derive conclusions there from that they
fully agree with the vastu principles and the houses have
relationships with the in dwellers.
Food is that which
is fit to be eaten, fit to be digested and that keeps us
healthy. Like wise houses do not consist of merely walls and
ceilings. Houses are constructed to draw more magnetic
currents and proper flow of waves for our all round progress
and prosperity. That is why vastu Shastra is very much
significant and scientific as well.