Vaastu is an ancient Indian science of architecture and construction that focuses on the harmonious arrangement of structures. It is believed to bring balance, peace, and prosperity to a person’s life when applied correctly. Vaastu is based on the belief that the natural elements, known as the “5 elements,” can affect the energy flow in a building and the well-being of its inhabitants. The 5 elements of Vaastu are:
- Earth (Bhumi) – Representing stability
- Water (Jal) – Representing flow.
- Fire (Agni) – Representing energy.
- Air (Vayu) – Representing circulation.
- Space (Akasha) – Representing the void
Each elements of Vaastu is associated with a specific direction and is believed to affect different aspects of life, such as wealth, health, and relationships. These elements are used in combination with mathematical equations and measurements to create a balanced environment for living or working.
By following the principles of Vaastu one can create an environment that encourages good health, wealth and happiness. Vaastu practitioners aim to balance and these elements in the design of a building to promote positive energy flow.