India is considered the mother of Vaasthu as the ancient saints have formulated various principles of it. It was written nearly thousand years ago where the sages kept in their minds the results of sunlight and energy and stabilizing all the natures five elements in such a way to get the maximum advantage out of it. In India, it evolved around 5000 years ago and is considered a super science.
Vaasthu Shastra deals with the exercise of architecture and building science and in fact it gives a fair touch in every aspects of life on the earth as well as the universe. The basic theme remains a link that is ever-present between the man and cosmos. Vaasthu is derived from the sanskrit word vasathi=comfort. It relates to the five elements agni=fire, vaayu=air, vaari=water, prithvi=earth, akash=sky.
It has been documented over thousands of years that the improper positioning of the these elements will lead to financial problems, lack of issues, theft, fire-accidents, ill health, marital problems, accidents, sudden death, etc. Making the necessary changes to our buildings can rectify the above problems, so that the five elements are in harmony.
The complex interplay of the above elements with the eight directions (E, W, N, S, NE, SE, SW, NW) can profoundly influence the people living or working in the premises. For example, directions EAST and WEST will influence the male members, where as SOUTH and NORTH will influence the female members living of the family.
The principles of Indian Vaasthu Shastra apply in the selection of plots and construction of houses, flats, apartments, offices, shops, factories, industries, restaurants, and temples.
Thus, it is of paramount significance that one adheres to the principles of vasthu for their personal and business constructions to have a happy and a prosperous life.