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Maharishi Vastu architecture ensures that a building or community will have only nourishing influences on its occupants. This results from the use of several key natural law-based, Vedic principles:   1. Right Direction: The orientation of a building has a dramatic and easily-measured impact upon the quality of life of its occupants. The sun’s energy is most nourishing when it is rising. East facing buildings bring the greatest benefits to the health and success of their occupants.   2. Right Placement of Rooms: The sun has differing qualities of energy as it moves across the sky. Fortune-Creating buildings are designed so that the differing activities that we perform within the various rooms of a home are aligned with the appropriate quality of the sun.   3. Right Proportion: Proportion is a key to successful design in nature. Right proportion and measurement in buildings strengthen the connection of our individual intelligence to Cosmic Intelligence. 4. Natural and Nontoxic Materials and Solar Energy: An important component of Maharishi Vedic architecture is building sustainably with natural, non-toxic materials suitable to the local climatic conditions. This includes using materials such as wood, brick, rammed earth and adobe, as well as natural finishes such as clay stucco, marble, ceramic tile, natural fiber for carpets, curtains and furniture, and healthy, natural, non-toxic paints and glues.   5. Maharishi Vastus also take into consideration other important influences, such as: Slope of the land Shape of the land Unobstructed rising sun Influences in the environment, including water bodies Auspicious timing   Special Elements of Maharishi Vastu Buildings Maharishi Vastu buildings feature several unique elements. Brahmasthan Vastu Fence Kalash   -- See
Broader Term
Maharishi Sthapatya Veda® Program
Sthapatya Veda
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Orientation of Buildings
Vastu Communities
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Fortune-Creating® Architecture
Maharishi Vastu® Architecture
Vastu Effect
Vastu Vidya
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