Vastu Sastra an important limb of Jyotisa or astrology is an ancient science and study of architecture and engineering.
The present volume is an outcome of a symposium on Vastu. One of the goals of the symposium was to revive the lost glory of Vastu and show its relevance to modern times. The book covers different aspects of construction from planning to execution. It underline the role of Jyotisa astrology in Vastu principles.
The book will stimulate greater interest in ancient Vastu principles amongst modern architects and enginers and present them a new perspective which will raise their creativity to new untouched heights.
The book has been divided into three broad sections covering different aspects of Vastu Silpa-I. Vastu and its Relevance to Modern Times; II. Vastu and Jyotisa; and III. Vastu and Temple Architecture comprising thirty-three articles in all. Their contributors represent a range of viewpoints on Vastu principles. All write with intelligence and insight keeping in view its relevance with modern times needs of architecture and engineering.
About the Author(s)
About the Author: Mrs. Gayatri Devi Vasudev, editor The Astrological Magazine has worked for 27 years with its Founder Editor Dr. B.V. Raman until his death is 1998 in his mission to bring astrology into the comity of sciences.
She continues his mission and has been National vice president of Indian Council of Astrological Sciences founded by Dr. B.V. Raman in 1984. She has authored many books on astrology that include Clues to Interpreting Charts (under print), The Art of Matching Charts, Practical Horary Astrology and How to Judge a Horoscope-Volume II. She has edited Astrology and the Hoax of "Scientific Temper", Astrology in Predicting Weather and Earthquakes, Astrology, Vastu and Architecture, Dr. B.V. Raman-The Man and His Mission, etc.