Vastu Shanti

Vastu means the dwelling of humans and Gods. Vastu shastra is an ancient science which helps one get the benefits freely offered by the basic elements of the universe.
These basic elements are Akash (SKY), Prithvi (EARTH), Paani (WATER), Agni (FIRE), and Vayu (WIND).

Vastu Shanti is a religious and spiritual process of worship of Vaastu Purush. Purush means Energy, Soul, and Shakti; thus Vaastu Purush is the protector, soul and Lord of the house. The primary objectives of Vaastu Shanti are:
  • To remove any land, structure, and interior arrangement faults or the Vastu Doshas.
  • To ask for forgiveness for any direct or indirect harm to the Nature and other living beings while construction of the house 
  • To pacify any forces that may disturb the overall happiness of future occupants.
  • To request Vastu Purush to protect the home and the occupants from natural calamities 
  • To solicit His blessings to bring health, wealth and prosperity to the occupants and 
  • To resolve proper use of the house and to convert it into Home and Praasad.
Vaastu Shanti (worship of deity and lord of nature and their elements and natural forces as well as lord and deity of directions and environment) is performed to remove any type of Vaastu dosha whether it’s a land and building, nature or environment, by Vaastu shastra worship to avoid major changes and demolition in the structure of building.

 Why is Vastu Shant necessary?

    Vastu is a ancient Indian Science which is used while constructing a Vastu (House, Building, a Structure etc...) which makes a Vastu a perfect place for a human being to live and/or work.  A Vastu created using all the principles of Vastushastra all different energies existing in the universe like cosmic energy like Solar & Geomagnetic energy are properly directed & controlled by means of appropriately designing the various components of the Vastu like doors, windows, walls, ceiling, roof, shape of various parts of the construction like hall, kitchen, living rooms, bathrooms etc...

    However, you do not get an ideally constructed home/building every time.  If there are any imbalances of the energies and the five basic elements (Agni - Fire, Vayu - Air, Jal - Water, Bhoomi - Earth & Aakash - Ether), stay in such Vastu can become troublesome.  One experiences constant problems in life like failures, illness at times serious disasters.
    VastuShant is one easy way to correct some of the Vastu defect with the help of Mantras chanted during VastuShanti.

Is Vastu Shanti advisable for a second hand house?

    Yes.  If you buy a second hand house VastuShant is advisable for the reasons given above.  In fact VastuShant is advisable in a rental property also if you are going to stay in that property for a long duration.

When to perform VastuShant?

    There is no hard and fast rule about when VastuShant to be performed.  You can perform before moving your households into the new home or after moving in. However, it is  advisable to perform VastuShant once you are settled in your new house say after about 1-2 months. It is ideal if you perform VastuShant within 6 months of possession.  However, it can be delayed if the circumstances force. There is no harm if you do it later, only the advantages will begin late.

How long is the VastuShant Vidhi?

    Since a Hom Havan is included in the VastuShant vidhi, it usually takes about 4.5 to 5 hours.  It is strongly advised to plan for VastuShant well in advance, start the Pooja early in the morning around 8 AM and finish it in time around 1-1:30 PM.

Vastu Shanti Vidhi
    Sankalp Siddhi,
    Punya vachanam,
    Dwar anesh puja,
    oombartha pujan,
    kalash poojan,
    vastu pradakshana,

Vastu Shanti Samagri  
  •     Chandan powder / paste
  •     Flowers 1 bunch
  •     Agarbatti
  •     Kapoor
  •     Jaggery
  •     Plate for keeping rice
  •     Rice bag 10 lbs (color it with turmeric powder or kumkum and add few
  •     drops of water and mix well) – also known as akshata
  •     Corn, separate seeds and stalks.
  •     Dhoop
  •     Deep (niranjan)
  •     Sweet dish to offer (like kheer/halwa)
  •     Kum kum
  •     Red blouse pieces 2. (2 feet by 2 feet)
  •     White blouse pieces 2 (2 feet by 2 feet)
  •     Kalash or lota (big sized which can hold the coconut and leaves)
  •     Manago or bettle leaves
  •     New vessel
  •     Milk
  •     Ganpathi idol or idol of your favorite deity (if you are sri vaishnava then you need picture of narayana / vishnu)
  •     Real Cow or Cow idol or picture (optional)
  •     Few spoons (metal preferred to light camphor)
  •     Few plates
  •     Tumeric powder
  •     Ghee /oil for lamp
  •     2 puja Coconuts (with coir on top ) + 1 for every door
  •     Cow Dung and cow urine
  •     Curd
  •     Red sewing thread.
  •     Lemos 4 for every door.
  •     Aluminium foil role
  •     graha pravesh,
  •     kula devata pujan,
  •     gram devata pooja,
  •     81 devata poojan (ishtadev),
  •     Nav graha poojan,
  •     27 nakshatra pujan,
  •     Dhwaj pujan, etc...
  •     Vastu Devata pujan,
  •     Shikhyadi Pujan,
  •     Shodash matruka pujan,
  •     Ghruti matruka pujan,
  •     Yadnya,
  •     Vastu Nikshepana etc.

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