Vaastu- Vedic science for success, wealth and prosperity

Vaastu is an ancient science which deals in layout planning of buildings influencing prosperity and success of the inhabitants. Vaastu deals in management of cosmic energy and its flow in buildings and structures. The science of vaastu helps to balance the flow of cosmic energy.

The world comprise of five basic elements Earth, Water, Air, Fire and Space. Earth has life because of these five elements present only on earth and not on other nine planets. Vaastu balances these five elements of nature with the man and the material. Vaastu helps placements in a building according to directions and elements in a scientific way to take advantage and benefits bestowed by these elements and making life more peaceful, happier and healthier.

These are the following directions and presiding gods/deities:-

Northeast- Eeshanya- Ruled by lord of all quarters or Eeshwara siva (Luck, faith and religion)
East- Aditya- Ruled by sun god- Aditya (seeing the world)
Southeast- Agni- Ruled by lord of fire- Agni (Energy generating)
South- Yama- Ruled by lord of death- Yama (Damaging)
Southwest- Pitru/Nairutya- Ruled by encestors (History)
West- Varuna- Ruled by lord of water (Physical)
Northwest- Vayu- Ruled by lord of Winds (Advertisement)
North- Kubera- Ruled by lord of wealth (Finance)
Centre- Brahma- Ruled by lord/Creator of universe (Desire)

The Vaastu Purusha is the presiding deity of any site. Usually he is depicted as lying on it with the head in the Northeast and the legs in the Southwest but he keeps changing his position throughout the year.
source- Wikipedia

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