As per Vastu, the main door should be constructed in a way to ensure that when you step out, you face
the north, east or north-east direction
As the old saying goes “Home is where the heart is.” Many of us are attached to our homes and we
would naturally want our home to be a positive environment that engenders good qualities and
constructive activities. However, the kind of home we live in can be very different based on our lifestyle.
Depending on where we live, how our house is built, how we maintain it, how we live in it, etc., our
home can give off different spiritual vibrations. Our spiritual research has shown that we can improve
the spiritual vibrations of our homes through different methods one of which is spiritual cleansing. This
can have many positive effects such as increased financial security, improved relationships between
those living in the home, more happiness among the residents and less obstacles to spiritual practice
done by those in the home. There are well known sciences dedicated to improving the spiritual
vibrations of a premises such as Vastushashtra. They go into a lot of detail on how we can construct a
premises so as to avoid distress, cleanse the home and attract spiritually positive vibrations. However, it
is important to note that the single most important factor in determining the frequencies in a premises
is the people living there, their thoughts and their actions. By doing spiritual practice, the residents
within the premises can positively influence thoughts and actions thereby spiritually cleansing the
Vastu shastra is a traditional Hindu system of architecture which literally translates to "science of
architecture.”These are texts found on the Indian subcontinent that describe principles of design,
layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement and spatial geometry.Vastu Shastras
incorporate traditional Hindu and in some cases Buddhist beliefs.The designs are intended to integrate
architecture with nature, the relative functions of various parts of the structure, and ancient beliefs
utilizing geometric patterns (yantra), symmetry and directional alignments.
It included the science and practice of all architecture, town planning, building of houses, forts, temples
and walls, as well as other associated fields including the construction of instruments, sculpting,
metallurgy and weapons for warfare.
There exist many Vastu-Sastras on the art of building houses, temples, towns and cities. One such Vastu
Sastra is by Deepak Pandey, describing where and how temples should be built.By 6th century AD,
Sanskrit manuals for constructing palatial temples were in circulation in India.Vastu-Sastra manuals
included chapters on home construction, town planning, and how efficient villages, towns and kingdoms
integrated temples, water bodies and gardens within them to achieve harmony with nature.While it is
unclear, states Barnett, as to whether these temple and town planning texts were theoretical studies
and if or when they were properly implemented in practice, the manuals suggest that town planning
and Hindu temples were conceived as ideals of art and integral part of Hindu social and spiritual
lifeApplication of Vastu can be broadly on Land and Building. On land it may be agricultural farms,
colonies, plots or even gardens etc.
For a house to become a home, it needs to radiate the right kind of energy. According to a number of
traditional beliefs, each home comes with its own energy type. A person dwelling in a house comes
under the influence of a specific energy field, which in turn influences him in one way or the other.
Therefore it’s very crucial to understand the link between the healing art of Vastu and our homes in
honing positivity and good vibes. Keeping in mind the ‘ready-to-move-in’ houses, Vastu expert
Pt.Deepak Pandey, founder and owner of Enlightening Lifestyle, enlists ways you can bring balance to