Ganeshay Namah. The Vedic origins of Vastushastra can be traced
to the shape of 'AUM' . Lord Ganesha, the Goddess of Learning, has
always been associated with the primordial sound and word 'AUM'
which is considered to be omniscient and omnipotent. Vastushastra,
a super science, evolved some 5000 years ago in India.
Ancient in comparison
to Chinese discipline of Feng Shui which is 3500 - 4000 years old.
Vastushastra essentially deals with practice of architecture and
building / construction science, but it touches every facet of life
on this earth and the universe. The ever present link between man
and the cosmos is the basic theme of Vastushastra. Vastushastra
principles provide guidance for making optimum use of cosmic energy
to achieve cosmic harmony. Pyramids, mirrors, bells, gems, precious
stones, metals, colours, yantras, trees, flowers serve as catalysts
in reestablishing the connection between man and the divine energy.
With all its sublime and mysterious ways, the basic parameters used
in Vastushastra compliant designs are: geomagnetic flux, solar energy,
sound energy, and water sources. Vastushastra has a scientific background.
The concept of dik-kal
(dik=direction, kal=time) is reflected in modern science in terms
of physics of space-time. Mass-energy equivalence is the backbone
of all Vastu remedial measures. But this concept is now identified
only with Prof. Albert Einstein on account of the famous equation
E=mc▓. It is time Vastushastra is made free of its mystic garb and
developed as a logical and scientific discipline.
five sub-branches - Vastushastra, Yogashastra, Astrology, Ayurveda,
and Sangeet. The combined wisdom covers ideas of cosmic energy flow,
space-time, five great elements etc. "Perception" as defined
by Western philosophers is part and parcel of the all-pervasive