VASTU AND DOMESTIC HAPPINESS
What has vastu to do with domestic happiness ?How Vastu, which is the science of dwellings, links itself to the happiness in the family. The Vedas, thewisdom books and knowledge banks of India, has given us the great Panchataras (Jyotisha, Yoga,Ayurveda and Vastu) of our culture. All these science are inter-related and inter-dependent.Each sector of a quadrangle (Mandala) is identified with the primary elements of Nature. When theseidentifications are studied carefully, those can be applied to bring in happiness into the family.Every body says "Home, sweet home." How can a home be sweet if there are disturbances and agitations inthe family? Such disturbances can broadly relate to :
A) Peace of mind,B) Behaviour,C) Education,D) Routine or day to day family ,conflicts or confrontations
E) HealthF) Profession, orG) Finances
Peace of Mind
If you want to prevent or minimize the problems arising out of the infantile actions orinaction of other members of the family or if you want to give yourselves enough strength to face theonslaught from family members? For this, get enough strength first and then think trying to solve theproblems of your family member. The right and legitimate Vastu place for you in the house is the South-West or if that is not available then South of the house. In this area you need to spend at least eight hours aday.
In ancient times, our kings would sit on the throne, which had a certain placement. When they satthere, the assembly, which consisted of ministers and people, would be able to discuss properly matters of importance and the kings were able to award fair judgements. We just need to adapt to this ancient practicein our day to day lives.
In the room selected for parents the bed need to go the south-west corners of the rooms without touching either the westernwall or southern wall. We should always sleep with your headto the south. South polarity is induced in the head. This simpleprinciple applies to everyone in the northern hemisphere. Whenthe head is placed to the geographical or magnetic north, theblood circulation is stable and hence will ensure you betterhealth. As a result, it will help you to examine family issues justly. Once you are able to review matters appropriately, youwill be able to take the right decisions. This way, you will beable to understand the grievances of your family members andcommunication between you and your siblings are likely toimprove. When it does, you have peace of mind.
Good behaviour of family members is one important aspect of family happiness. When eachmember of the family understands his/her responsibility towards the family, happiness stays intact, butwhen one rebels without worrying about one's own responsibility, peace in the family begins to drift away.Such rebelling could be in the form of disturbing behaviour. It could be in the form of verbal aggression onother family members for no rhyme or reason, and can sometimes be even in the form of physical violence.
If you have to choose the north-west and south-east rooms between your daughter and son, It is better togive the northwest room to your daughter and the south-east room to your son.
Agneya (South-East) isruled by agni or fire which relates to assertiveness and aggressive attitude. Venus rules this sectorastrologically and relates to contentment, wife (or husband) and fortune. Venus also is the Karaka formarriage. This sector therefore relates to peace of mind (or otherwise) of a couple and consequently, tofamily happiness. As Agni is predominant in this sector, it would be wise for newly married couple to keepaway from this room.