Vaasthu Shastra, the Science of the structure, dimensions and alignment of dwelling places or workplaces, is a key word in the Real estate scenario in Chennai.
What is Vaasthu?
The word Vaasthu in Sanskrit, means 'dwelling'. ('Shastra' means 'Science'). It deals with details such as measurement, shape, direction and nature of the soil, in the construction of buildings.
It was supposed to have developed in the period of 6,000 B.C to 3,000 B.C. In those days, Sthapathis (architect-engineers) were the specialists in this science. Individual houses, public halls, palaces and temples were constructed strictly as per Vaasthu principles, also known as Agama Shastra in ancient India .