Creation of 'Vastu' (House)
Benevolent Almighty with the intention of creating universe, created 84 lakhs of organisms. In accordance with the 'Karma' of each of them due to their deeds in the past, he allotted places and houses for them to live in. To each one that lives in them, he attributed sin and virtue. The directions in nature i.e. the East, the West the South and the North and the South-east South-west North-east and North-west came into existence only based on the rising and setting of Sun. The creation is dependent upon the rule of 'Astadikpalakas' and the movement of 'Navagrahas'. The shape of a human dwelling, the dimensions of the site on which it has to stand etc. were dictated by the stages of the by-gone ages. They laid down the principles of 'Vastu Shastra', the science of constructing dwellings.
Every human in this universe aims at constructing a house according to his mite to protect himself from the vagaries of nature caused by Sun, rain and wind and live happily.
Good and bad experienced by a man is dependent upon his place of living. 'Vastu Shastra' is essential to construct such a desirable house to live in which his wife and children happily.
In the construction of a house, there is no difference basing on caste or creed. Everyone can do so according to his capacity and it is essential for one and all.
The non-observation the principles of Vastu Shastra while constructing house is the root cause for indebtedness insolvency, ill health, apprehension, family disputes, failure in trade, commerce and industry, adverse efforts of Grahas, damage to reputation, economic loss, loss of cattle, stoppage of the foundation functions, stoppage in the midst of the house construction - the root cause for all evils is definitely the mode of the construction of the house.
The happy blending of Vastu and Engineering may be said to be science. People without observing Vastu or principles of Engineering, construct houses involving huge amounts are subject to tremendous and unprecedented, unexpected difficulties.
The difficulties may be in the shape of loss of spouse or son or sufferance from incurable disease. Certain others, sometimes became childless and under o constant mental agony. Others using of their energy in constructing Cinema Halls, Rice mills etc ant desirous of reaping profits, undergo several difficulties, and ultimately under compelling circumstances sell them at a reduced price.
All ills originate from the construction of the house or structure without the following the principles of Vastu. Therefore it is advised that every individual flaming to construct a house should strictly follow the principles as laid down in Shastra which enables one to jive long and acquire name, fame, health and wealth and prosperity.
Vastu Shastra: Directions; Administrators; Their features
In terms of Sun rise:
East: Indra is the lord of this direction which should be a little lower, result in all round progress.
West: Varuna is the lord of this direction which should not be lower, as it results in difficulties.
South: Yama is the lord of this direction and should not be lower, as it lands in difficulties.
North: Kubera is the lord of this direction, which should be lower for good progress.
South-East: Agni is the lord of this direction. If it is lower, results in difficulties.
South-West: Rakshasa is the lord of this direction, if it is lower creates difficulties.
North-West: Vayu is the lord of this direction. If it is lower gives benefits.
North-East: Iswara is the lord of this direction, if it is lower in this direction effects all-round prosperity
HOUSEHOLDERS desirous of constructing a house should deeply consider,
having regard to the principles and norms laid-down in the Holy Shastra and conduct
the study the nature of the land ups and downs of the house, the breadth and length
of the house and land as they have their own precautions and salutary effects. They
should not ignore Vastu Shastra knowingly or unknowingly which constructing dwelling
or a structure