science of Vaastu is considered an integral part of the Indian home.
According to modern historians Ferguson, Havell and Cunningham,
this science developed during the period of 6000 BC and 3000 BC.
As it is purely a technical subject, it was confined only to the
architects (Sthapathis) and handed over by word of mouth or hand-written
monographs. The principles of obstruction, architecture and sculpture,
as enunciated in the treatises on temple architecture, have been
incorporated in the science of Vaastu.
ancient literature, we gather that Vaastu was treated as the science
of construction of temples and royal palaces. In Amarakosa, a Sanskrit
dictionary written by Amara Simha and epics like Skanda Purana,
Agni Purana, Garuda Purana and Vishnu Purana, the principles pertaining
to the science of Vaastu had been enunciated. Apart ROM these works,
epics like the Bruhatsamhita, Vishnu Dharmottara Purana, Viswakarma
Vaastu Sastra, Samarangana Sutra Dharana and Aparajita Prutchcha,
have been responsible for Vaastu taking shape as a science.
the Matsya Purana, seventeen preceptors of Vaastu have been mentioned.
They are Bhrugu, Atri, Vasista, Viswakarma, Maya, Narada, Nagnajit,
Visalaksha, Purandara, Brahma, Kumaraswamy, Nandisa, Sounaka, Bhargava,
Vasudeva, Anirudha, Sukra and Bruhaspathi.
first official treatise on Vaastu, the Kasyapa Silpa, has been attributed
to Sage Kasyapa.
the treatise Agama Sastra, which explains the science of temples,
Vaastu is considered as the basis for any type of construction.
Excavations at Harappa and Mohenjodaro also indicate the influence
of Vaastu on the Indus Valley Civilization.
Secrets of Success
is not just where the heart is, it's also where health, happiness
and prosperity can reside, if you arenas the right forces of nature.
This is an ancient Indian science referred to as the Art of Living
in our earliest texts but is now better known as Vaastu Shastra.