Vastu shastra

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Vastu shastra is known as the "science of buildings". It was used to build Hindu buildings (architecture), mostly Hindu places of worship (temples).

Important ideas[change | change source]

People who believe in Vaastu shastra think that the universe is made of five things:

  • Earth (Bhumi)
  • Water (Jal)
  • Air (Vayu)
  • Fire (Agni)
  • Space (Akasha)

Other websites[change | change source]

  • Archived 2013-10-08 at the Wayback Machine
  • Vastu Tips - Planting plants according to Vastu at your home and office
  • Chakrabarti, Vibhuti (1998). Indian Architectural Theory: Contemporary Uses of Vastu Vidya. ISBN 9780700711130.
  • Arya, Rohit (September 2000). Vaastu: The Indian Art of Placement: Design and Decorate Homes to Reflect Eternal Spiritual Principles. ISBN 9780892818853.[permanent dead link]