Seminar

AYURVEDA & VASTU…
Dhanada Santosh Kulkarni, MD (A.M.), BAMS

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AYURVEDA AND VASTU
What’s Inside  What is Vastu?  Origin and Evolution of Vastu  Ayurveda and Vastu Connection
 Dosha (3 Dosha)  Panchmahabhute (5 Elements)  Asta Disha (8 Directions)

 Vastu Aspects of Health  Priniciples of Vastu
 Concept of Vastu Purush

 Vastu Pada-Vinyasa (81 Divisions)
 Panchmahabhute (5 Elements)  Asta Disha (8 Directions)  Selection of land

 Architecture of building

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WHAT IS VAASTU?
• Sthapatya Ved is an ancient architecture from India. It is part of a system of knowledge called Veda. • Vastu Sastra is the ancient Indian science of buildings
Sthapatya = Establishing Ved = Knowledge Sthapatya Ved = Knowledge of Establishing

... Veshma Prakar Nagar Rachanna Eti Vastu Saugynitam

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Vastu shastra is an ancient art and science. which talk mainly about material and architectural aspects.WHAT IS VAASTU?   Unlike other construction sciences. AYURVEDA AND VASTU 4 Confidential . Vastu also talks about the social and behavioral changes one can expect to happen in their lives by living in certain types of houses. wealth and prosperity. health. containing principles and practices of constructing buildings which ensures a harmonious balance between man and nature and thereby bring all round happiness.

furniture.Vehicles.deals with selection of a site/land 2) Prasada . carts and ships 4) Sayana .TYPES OF VASTU There are four types of Vastu: 1) Bhoomi . tools and utensils Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 5 .deals with Palaces and buildings 3) Yana .

ORIGIN OF VASTU Shri Vishvakarma is the source of Sthapatya Ved knowledge. The universe is created with the very same principles that he passed to Rishis and Maharishis thousands of years ago to utilize in designing homes. cities and countries. moving with precise time throughout many billions of years. AYURVEDA AND VASTU 6 Lord Vishwakrma Confidential . This very universe is in precise order. He is the origin of the entire knowledge.

exploration of water springs „Manasara‟ --. rainfall. Varahamihira in his great work „Brihat Samhita‟ ---weather forecasting. earthquake forecasting.great book on Vastu. discusses the principles of architectural and sculptural construction.Ponds and Lakes.1060 AD) AYURVEDA AND VASTU 7 Confidential .Vastu as a basis for constructing Villages. Landscapes.ANCIENT TEXT       Koutilya‟s „Artha Sastra‟. „Mayamatam‟ of Maya who is said to build the great Maya Sabha of Pandavas (of Mahabharatha times) is a rich work with 36 chapters „Viswakarmaprakasika‟--Samarangana Sutradhara‟---by King Bhoja (1018 .VASTU . architecture. Gardens. Bridges.

Starting from caves five thousand years ago it has transited through huts. Ever since the evolution imparted intelligence to life. More so it offered a place to store the assets for the sake of harsher times. creatures have been seeking to build homes.EVOLUTION OF VASTU 1. Homes gave protection to the inmates from the vagaries of nature. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 8 . 2. 3. tiled houses and is now in the form of skyscrapers piercing the skies. unlike other creatures has undergone a transformation too. Man‟s homes. It offered protection during weak times like sleep.

EVOLUTION OF VASTU It was then decided that the houses had a bearing on the luck and fortunes of the inmates. The house that man shapes has the powers to shape his fortune. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 9 .

to be the most important thing you can do to ensure a happier life. business. from ancient times. Thousands of years of Vastu research shows that homes (no matter how physically attractive) – if they have poor Vastu energetics. etc. success.) Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 10 . good health.AYURVEDA AND VASTU CONNECTION    Changing or correcting Vastu deficiencies and enhancing source bioenergetics is considered. love. relationships. the inhabitants will still be subject to unnecessary suffering (whether in health.

ELEMENTS OF VASTU AND AYURVEDA Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 11 .

Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 12 . The personal layers forming the physical body and aura are kept in balance through Ayurveda and Yoga.AYURVEDA AND VASTU CONNECTION A person is made up of many layers of energy. The environmental layers of energy surrounding and interacting with a person are kept in balance through Vastu.

The aura underlies and supports the functioning of the body According to Vastu each building is conscious energy field and perceives everything that is going on within it. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 13 .AYURVEDA AND VASTU CONNECTION Human Energy Field (“Aura”) nadis. chakras. subtle bodies…   The “aura” or “human energy field” is a field of energy which surrounds and penetrates the body.

losses and lethargy? Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 14 .UNNECESSARY SUFFERING       Will you be happy in a house? Will you prosper? Will your children succeed in their studies and careers? Or will your experience in a building be bitter? Will it lead to sorrows and sickness? Or will it cause in your business.

UNNECESSARY SUFFERING The house you live in. might give the answers. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 15 . The house could be the key to your success and better health.

VASTU ASPECTS OF HEALTH God is the original architect of the Universe. Vastu science is bringing the Divine architecture down into our lives to bring health harmony and enlightenment to all Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 16 .

 Vastu defects in the directions causes an imbalance of the five elements. This lack of balance can give rise to the illnesses AYURVEDA AND VASTU 17 Confidential .VASTU ASPECTS OF HEALTH Vastu scriptures advise using two ways of staying in the peak of health 1. The second is harmonizing the doshas with the five elements. The first is balancing the influences of the five elements 2.

BALANCED HEALTH : AYURVEDA
According to Ayurveda…

Balanced Health = {Physical + Mental} Health

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Balance in Doshas Balance in Agnis Balance in Dhatus Proper elimination Blissful Senses Mind and Bliss at the deepest level of Soul
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IMBALANCED HEALTH : AYURVEDA
Factors for imbalanced health of Ayurvda

Stress, irregular diet, disturbed lifestyle, Lack of exercise, Ama Accumulation

Leads dosha imbalance s Ultimately Ama builds up in weakened area

Toxins becomes disease 6-step process leads to Diseases - sanchaya,prakop, prasar, sthansunshrya,vakti, bedha.

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BALANCED HEALTH : VASTU
Balanced Health = { Physcial + Mental } Health 1. 5-Element: Water, Earth, Fire, Space, Air 2. 8-Direction: N, S, E, W, NE, SE, SW, NW 3. Vastu Purush (Birth, Origin, Growth) • Marma Stone (Sensative Points) • Diagonal Planes (Konasutra) • Rajju • Shira S  N, W E called Shira 4. Selection of Bhoomi (Plot) land • Color, Texture, Smell, Sound, Touch, Shape, Slope (up or down) 5. Surrounding environment of land and building 6. Arecticaial planning inside the constructed building
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• All these factors creates particular patterns of energy • Influences in the lives of the occupants • Balanced all these factors means vastu proofing your home or Bhavan, prasad, office, industry, commercial building • Dramatically, enjoys and improves quality of health, harmony and prosperity of life

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IMBALANCED HEALTH : VASTU Imbalanced Health = Diagnosis of health of building All 5 Elements + 8 Dosha (Direction) + Structure / land of building + Blocks and Barries (just like Ama toxins) in vastu purush marma (Energy grid) called vedha or shula Any one factor imbalances Leads to sickness + illness + depression + lethargy + Relationship + Wealth + intelegince bioenergtics vibrations Leads to imbalanced health unnecessary suffering cruel cycle Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 21 .

BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF VASTU PRINCIPLES  Panchmahabhute – 5 Elements  Selection of land or plot  Concept of Vastu purush ( birth and growth )  Vastu purush marma sthane  Ashta Disha .8 Directions  Healthy architectural Planning (according to 8 direction) Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 22 .

BRAHMAN Earth The Five Elements (Mahabhutas) Water Fire Stability A l l D e v e l o p m e n t Adaptability Purification Integration Growth Creativity Intelligence Consciousness 23 Air Space/Time Mind Wholeness.Rig Veda . I create again and again . Unified Field Intellect Self. Atman Budhi The Eightfold Prakriti (Nature) Manas Akasha Vayu Tejas Jala Prithivi Curving back on my Self.

fire. Vastu teaches the individual to live in balance and harmony with the panchamahabhootas. Each of these five basic elements is energetically associated with a particular direction. air and space. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 24 . the earth. water. Our body is also made up of these five basic elements of nature.VASTU: 5 MAHABHUTE    The whole universe is made up of five basic elements.

VASTU: 5 MAHABHUTE Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 25 .

EARTH: BHUMI OR PRITHIVI Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 26 .

WATER: JALA Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 27 .

AIR: VAYU Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 28 .

FIRE: AGNI Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 29 .

SPACE: AAKASH Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 30 .

QUALITIES OF PANCH MAHABUTAS Tatwa | Element Prithwi | Earth Aap | Water Tej | Fire Colour Yellow White Red Shape Sqaure Half Circle Triangle Taste Sweet Salty Hot Vayu | Wind Akash | Ether Blue Variable Circle Randam Acidic Bitter Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 31 .

5 ELEMENTS INSIDE VASTU NORTH WEST AIR WEST NORTH NORTH EAST WATER EAST SPACE FIRE SOUTH WEST SOUTH SOUTH EAST EARTH Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU FIRE 32 .

5 ELEMENTS INSIDE VASTU Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 33 .

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ASTA DISHA Four zones are     NORTH WEST.AGNI Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 35 .NAIRU SOUTH EAST.EESANYA SOUTH WEST.VAYU NORTH EAST.

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 The direction also represents the realm of the rising Sun (Surya) projecting ultraviolet rays important for health. progress and growth). the chief of the Gods (giver of pleasures.  Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 37 .EAST East It is abode of Lord Indra.

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Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 39 . significator of abundance and all good things. the God of wealth.NORTH North  The abode of Kuber.

It is also the direction of the setting Sun which gives infra-red radiation.WEST West  The abode of Varuna. the God of ocean. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 40 .

the God of death. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 41 .SOUTH South  The abode of Yama. taking care of after life.

Avoid tall trees in the garden. AYURVEDA AND VASTU 42 Confidential . Ideal for puja rooms and study as well as expansive rooms such as living rooms. Human nature.THE NORTH EAST    ZONE    Called as the Eesanya and is the entry point of energy. Ideal for placing east and north facing doors. in buildings. religion and educatio Controls prosperity and future of the family as it is the entry point for energy. Needs to be very light and clean. Avoid toilets and kitchens here.

NORTHWEST ZONE Eshanya It is said to be ruled by Lord Shiva or the God Himself. The direction also represents the realm of the rising Sun (Surya) projecting ultra-violet rays important for health.      Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 43 . the chief of the Gods (giver of pleasures. open and highly receptive in a welcome “mode” always. 2 East It is abode of Lord Indra. This area must always be scrupulously clean. progress and growth).

family relationship. Needs to have hot equipment such as stoves. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 44 . Human nature. Ideal for placing south facing doors. Ideal for kitchens. In factories this space could have boilers or generators.SOUTH EAST ZONE      Called as the Agni and is the point of heat energy. electrical equipment and power connections.

the God of death.SOUTHEAST ZONE (Agneya) The habitat of fire. South The abode of Yama. taking care of after life. vigour and strength. It is the direction of sustenance and spirituality.     Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 45 . the storehouse of energy.

Shrubs are good here in the garden. litigation. It is the point of wind energy. Avoid adult bedrooms but one may keep children bedrooms here. Human nature. which indicates communication and interaction Ideal for kitchens. AYURVEDA AND VASTU 46 Confidential . Ideal for placing west facing doors. guest rooms and toilets. Good place for toilets and kitchens here. social interaction and disputes Controls confusions.NORTH WEST ZONE        Called as the Vayu. in buildings.

energy centre. but the most effective blessing for all objects in need of motion/movement for their efficiency.ZONE    (Vayavya) The abode of Vayu devta.NORTHWEST. the invisible.  Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 47 . the earth. power. 9 Centre It is the brahmasthan. the God of air/wind.

status and respect Controls safety and status. Ideal for bed rooms and cash lockers. A very bad spot for placing south or west facing doors. It is the point of heaviness. Tall trees are good here in the garden Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 48 . wealth. Good place for master bedrooms in buildings. Human nature. Avoid kitchens and toilets.SOUTH WEST ZONE        Called as the Nairu. which indicates weightage in society. Avoid water bodies .

Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 49 . It is also the direction of the setting Sun which gives infra-red radiation. the God of ocean.SOUTHWEST ZONE      (Nairitya) The abode of Nairut (demon) and connotes purity and cleanliness. West The abode of Varuna. It is the direction of the past.

power. the earth.BRAHMASTHAN   Centre It is the brahmasthan. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 50 . energy centre.

BRAHMASTHAN Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 51 .

BRAHMASTHAN Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 52 .

BRAHMASTHAN Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 53 .

SIGNIFICANCE OF DIRECTION Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 54 .

SELECTION OF LAND OR PLOT   The plot is the land on which we build the building. It is the base for the constructed structure and would definitely influence the activities in the building. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 55 .

which is the earth component of the home. the earth nurtures the building.LAND SHOULD BE FERTILE   Like the basis the soil offers a growing plant. AYURVEDA AND VASTU 56 Confidential . We know that Vastu is dependent on earth energies and so the plot. is important. Just as in agriculture the plot has to nurture lives in a home too.

It should not contain bones or polythene bags etc. Smell of the land should be good. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 57 .LAND SHOULD BE SOLID    If the land is dug and refilled then it should overflow.

a rectangle offers a complete life for people living within.SHAPE OF THE PLOT  Suggested shapes     Square Rectangle Circular Even corners  Rejected shapes   Triangular Odd corners Vastu Sastra believes in balanced shapes. 58 Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU . Rectangles the science feels is the best shape to have for a plot or a residence. Since it is felt that all four corners are vital in determining the different aspects in a man‟s life.

the moon triangle and the sun triangle.SUN (IDA NADI ) AND MOON ( PINGALA NADI) ENERGY  The plot could be divided as two triangles. Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 59 . The moon half should always be higher than the sun half.

DIRECTION OF LAND     Best .West facing Average .North facing Good .South facing Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 60 .East facing Fair .

SURROUNDINGS      South west should be high and heavy North east should be light and empty No trees in front of gate No shadow of trees. temples. high rise buildings on the house No sandwich between two big houses Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 61 .

Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 62 .SLOPE OF LAND     South west must be highest North east must be lowest If south west is low. all earnings go into the drain The land should slope from the southwest corner (highest) to wards the north eastern corner (lowest) with all other parts having levels proportional to their distance from these two corners.

.VASTU       The best openings are ….THE BEST OPENINGS. In the northern façade the north east In the eastern façade the north east In the southern façade the south east In the western façade the north west Openings in the centre are also good Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 63 .

VAASTU PURUSHA MANDALA Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 64 .

VAASTU PURUSHA MANDALA Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 65 .

In effect the road physically stops at the gate of the house. Money gets locked up in needless avenues Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 66 . Energy has a one way traffic and gets stagnated within the plot. This causes stagnation in career and investments. This is a bad phenomenon.VITHI SULA    If the road that serves a house ends at a plot then the house is termed a blind end or a dead end.

mind and spirit Basic principles -3 Dosha derived from 5 mahabute -Advises follow natural rythumes to live life healthy Purush + Prakruti VASTU Ancient indian science Vedic origin Goal: Wellbeing of body. mind and spirit providing harmonious environment to human being As human body made up of 5-bhutas Man in order to safe guard from severity of pancha mahabutas constructed shelters or first house Advises to Balanee and builds houses which has correct receiptor of 5 mahabhute Human marma (Accupnasse) science Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 67 .AYURVEDA & VASTU AYURVEDA Ancient indian science Vedic origin Goal: Wellbeing of body.

Holding Natural urge VASTU Vastu Purush Vastu Marma Stone -Marma Vedha .AYURVEDA & VASTU AYURVEDA Sankhya Purush Marma Sthane . body and spirits Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 68 . body and 3 dosha -Similarly the balance can be achieved through living and construction a layout of house according to super cosmic energy which affects mind.Door Vedha dwar -Vithi shula (lane) -Kupvedha (well) -Marma-sira-anusiva-nadi vedha Ayurveda upholds the existence of cosmic energy which affects both mind.Marmavidha .

EASTERN DARSHAN SHASTRA 5 Sub Branches Music Notes & Bits Sound Astrology Constellation 5 Great Elements 9 Planets Vastu Sun Streams 5 Great Elements Shapes Yoga Mudra Prana Bio Rhythum Chakras Ayurveda Kapha Vata Pitta Nadi Nabhi Signs of Zodiac Moon Streams Pain Interconnected Love Struggle Suffering Illeness {Music+Astrology+Vastu+Yog a+Ayurveda} = Complete Comprehensive Remedial Field Success Harmony Rhythum Confidential AYURVEDA AND VASTU 69 .

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