The meaning of vastu is dwelling, which is the home for god and humans, an ancient architectural science of India. Vastu shastra is based on various energies that comes from atmosphere like solar energy from sun, cosmic energy, lunar energy, thermal energy, magnetic energy, light energy, wind energy. These energies can be balanced to enhance peace, prosperity and success. If a house is made according to these principles, the inmates enjoy all the happiness in life. If it is against vastu principles, it will be a place for all sort of problems, worries and no peace.
Some Important Vastu Tips
Blocking of the Northeast (Ishan) restricts the inflow of the blessing of God. It leads to tension, quarrel and insufficient growth of the inhabitants; especially children of the owner.
More open space in north or east gives name, fame and prosperity.
Leaving more space on the south-west side in the house can affect the male members badly.
Trees which give milk when cut should not be there near main gate or inside the plot.
In between two big plots or big houses a smaller house or plot should not be purchased or occupied because such buyer or occupier will become poorer day by day.
There should not be any obstruction in front of the entrance or house of the plot.
Elevated land at north will reduce the monetary flow.
Elevated land at east will give unhappiness from children.
Elevated land at west will enjoy good progeny and comforts from children.
Elevated land at south is always healthy wealthy and prosperous.
Elevation at North east (Ishan) will drain the wealth and loss of health.
Elevation at southeast if more than Northwest but less than Southwest then it is good. Financial position will improve.
Elevation at Southwest is always good as it gives all round prosperity.
If elevation at Northwest direction is higher than northeast but lower than Southwest then life will be good.
Ratio between the length and breadth of the building should normally be 1: 1 or at the maximum 1: 2 but should never exceed the limit of 1: 2 under any circumstances.
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