Vaastu Shastra
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(pronounced VAH-stu SHAH-struh, with the “t” in both words pronounced softly)

Along the lines of the more well-known Chinese-based feng shui, vaastu (also spelled “vastu”) is the ancient Indian-based science of architecture and buildings practiced with the intention of creating harmonious, positive places to live and work. Bringing together art, astronomy, astrology, and science, it seeks to take advantage of the benefits and balance of the five elements of nature and their energy flow to bestow happiness, health, and prosperity upon inhabitants.

See also: feng shui