Vaastu literally means “house” or the place where one is residing. The principles of vaastu establish to create harmony between five elements – fire, earth, sky, water, and air in the environment. Vaastu Shastra is the scientific study of directions, which aims at creating equilibrium by balancing the different elements of nature and using them for the benefit of humans. It’s guidelines are very simple and easily applied to virtually all sets of constructions, be it a house, a particular room, temple, commercial complex, industry, etc.
There is a great importance of vaastu shastra in our life, as it paves way for happiness and prosperity to knock our doors. Vaastu extracts the positive energies of the five basic elements of nature – the solar energy of sun, lunar energy of moon, wind energy of air, magnetic effects of earth, and heat energy of fire, balancing them to bring harmony in the life of a person. In fact, a harmonious life with the nature is the theme of vaastu shastra.
Whenever there is an imbalance between the five chief elements of nature, it turns into some sort of agitation, sorrow, failure, poor economic condition and many other negative results for a human being. Vaastu shastra provides most suitable ways to overcome such problems. It suggests ways in which you can live in agreement with the laws of nature, in order to remain healthy, peaceful and work efficiently.