Vastu shastra is an ancient Indian science of Vedic origin that deals with proper construction of a house. An age old technique, Vastu defines building of homes in sync with the natural forces. A vaastu perfect home not only attains complete harmony with natural forces, but also brings in prosperity, good thought and sound health to its residents. There are certain basic principles that are considered Vastu-logically correct for the making and designing of the house. Following these principles, while constructing a house or even choosing one would be highly beneficial and advantageous. Read on to know more about the fundamental principles of vastu. 

Basic Principles Of Vaastu Shastra

  • For people who are planning to buy a plot, make sure you get one that is in south west, south & west directions. Theses plots are considered more advantageous than others.
  • Plots that are square or rectangular in shape are better than irregular cut ones. Also, the plot should be slopping towards the north & east or northeast.
  • A house which has mango, banana or a jamun tree in the vicinity is not considered auspicious. However, a peepal tree in the west side at some distance from the house is considered auspicious. So is an imli tree if it is in southwest direction of the house.
  • A house with anaar, ashoka, chandan, champa, chameli,gulaab , nariyal & keshar tree around is considered auspicious.