Vastu Shastra

Vastu shastra

Many gems are hidden in the lap of ancient India, out of which astrology, oceanography, palmistry etc. shine the most. One of these is Vastu Shastra. Vastu Shastra is the branch of traditional science of architecture and describes the significance of an object (Vastu), including the direction, layout and alignment of that Vastu. In simple words, Vastu Shastra can play an important role in enriching our life, with the help of which we can build our house, office, temple, educational institution etc. according to the directional alignment in such a way that it Go May our life be with success and prosperity. In today's time, it is used especially in the field of architecture.

Importance of Vastu Shastra

Whenever we construct a house or a shop, we have to take special care of some important aspects, by which we can make our life prosperous and get rid of various problems and problems. Vastu Shastra helps us to identify patterns while building an office or a home and describes the science of Vastu through the verses of Astrology.

Whenever we plan to build a building, it is influenced by the five elements (air, water, earth, fire and sky). Slight imbalance between these elements can create new problems in our life. Additionally, living or working in a place where there is a disparity between the elements can have an adverse effect on us.

The importance of Vastu Shastra has been told and believed in ancient Agni Purana, Matsya Purana, Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita etc. Apart from this, famous sages like Maharishi Vashishtha, Kashyapa, Garga, Atri and Indra, Vishwakarma and Vasudeva have spoken widely about this instrument and recognized it.

Under this science, 10 different directions are taken care of. North, South, East and West are the major directions. In addition, there are four angular or subsidiary directions called Vidishas, which are North East, North West, South East and South West. Adding the sky (Akash) and the underground (Patal) to the list makes it a total of 10. The center of the plot is known as Brahma Sthana.

Different directions and their effects


The lord of this direction is Sun. This direction should be kept open and bright as it is the factor of prosperity and affluence. When any problem arises in this direction, father-son relationship starts deteriorating, many problems arise in the house and mental tension remains. To eliminate the defect, Surya Yantra should be installed in this direction and Arghya should be offered to Lord Sun daily.


The lord of this direction is Saturn. If there is any defect in this direction, then the electrical appliances present in the house like TV, fridge, telephone etc. start getting damaged again and again and there are problems in work. Family members are likely to suffer from air-borne diseases and pain in bones and feet. To remove the inauspicious effect, install Shani Yantra and pour flour to ants on Saturday.


The lord of this direction is Mercury. North direction represents money, wealth and profit and any defect arising here gives rise to financial loss, insomnia, diseases of throat and nose and many more. This direction should be kept light and clean and avoid carrying too much weight. The door of your safe or cupboard should also open towards the north. Remove the defect by installing Mercury Yantra and offering water to the Tulsi plant. You can also recite Vishnu Sahastranam Path with a true heart.


This direction is ruled by Mars. If any kind of fault arises, chances of getting entangled in legal matters and debates increase and relations with elder brothers are not good. Apart from this, there is also a possibility of suffering from blood related diseases, leprosy etc. To get rid of inauspicious effects, install Mangal Yantra and try to keep heavy things and goods in this direction.

North East (Ishan):

Jupiter is the lord of North East direction. This direction is sacred, unblemished and owned by the deities, so the temple should be built facing this direction only and toilets etc. should not be constructed here. Any defect in this direction affects the accumulation of wealth along with divine blessings. Also, family members may face problems in marriage. Apart from this, stomach related disorders, ear diseases etc. can also arise. Get rid of adverse elements by installing Guru Yantra in this direction and worship Lord Shiva and Mother Saraswati.

North West (Vayavya):

Moon is the lord of this direction. In case of any fault, there will be possibility of debate with neighbors and your mother's health may decline. There is also a possibility of delay in the marriage of girls. Apart from this, the person may suffer from mental stress, cold, cough, urinary diseases etc. Chandra Yantra can be placed in this direction and a five mukhi rudraksha or a rosary or rosary of five mukhi rudraksha can be worn to get positive results. Along with this, worshiping Maa Durga will bring auspicious results.

South East (Agneya):

This direction is ruled by Venus and is known for the element of fire. This is the reason why the kitchen is constructed in this direction. Defects in this direction lead to deterioration in the health of the women of the household, tension between married couples, misunderstandings with tenants, vehicle related problems and diseases related to the uterus, hernia and diabetes. To get favorable results, keep Shukra Yantra in this direction and seek blessings of little girls by touching their feet.

South West (Nairutya):

This direction is dominated by Rahu. The master bedroom should be constructed towards this direction. If there is any kind of defect in this direction, there is Pitra Dosh and many problems remain in the father-mother's side. Apart from this, there is a possibility of theft in the house and family members may also have blood related diseases, accidents, skin diseases and brain related disorders. To get rid of the side effects of the defect, Rahu Yantra should be installed in this direction and dogs should be fed biscuits.

Brahma Sthana:

It represents the central part of the house ruled by Lord Brahma, which is why this area is kept free, spacious and clean. Any defect in this area can create obstacles and disturbance within the family and the members can suffer from many diseases. Sometimes due to bad conditions, unnatural effects start taking place in the house. This area should be kept light and empty and Gayatri Mantra should be chanted. Apart from this, Vastu Dosh Nivaran Yantra should be installed in the east direction.

If you want information about Vastu Shastra for building construction and any auspicious work, then you can contact best astrologer Rahul Shastri.

Video Consult