of a house are happy where the sunshine is bright, flowers blossom, birds sing,
proportions, ground levels, various elements and energies are balanced as per Vaastu Shastra. As vanaspati
(vegetation) is necessary to sustain life and paryavaran (environment) to give healthy growth, so is with the vaastu purush (cosmic man). Vegetation
and pollution-free environment ensures life full of happiness and vitality.
vaastu remedies are applied through
planting greenery, vegetation and trees. They being auspicious, invigorating
and powerful, importantly bring nature closer. Planting certain tree in chosen
direction and date can ensure successful completion of construction obstructed.
Similarly, cash flow can be improved for a project on hand by application of vanaspati and paryavaran vaastu, in owner's current home or
and plants draw solar energy and by the process of photosynthesis convert
carbon dioxide into oxygen in daytime. This process is reversed in the night
when the normal plants turn oxygen to carbon dioxide. Rare are the plants of Tulsi (ocimum sanctum) and Neem (azadirachta indica or Margosa)
consuming carbon dioxide and giving the precious oxygen throughout day and
night. They are great purifiers and
promote greater all round health. Such is the power of plant life that certain trees when placed in chosen direction and date
(favourable constellation) can ensure success in desired areas or activities of
life. It is said that the goddess of wealth lives for generations in the house
in which the Bilva (Aegle Marmelos) tree is planted. It is also believed that
Goddess Lakshmi resides in the Anar
Ashok (Sarca indica
lim), Champa (Michelia champaka lim),
Numba (Lemon), Plash (Butea monosperma) Shal
(Shorea robusta gavenf) are the most auspicious in front of the house or around
the main gate giving adequate space for their healthy growth.
auspicious occasions use of leaves of trees like Bael (aegle mamelos cow), Mango (mangifera Indica), Durga (cynadon dactyon pers), Kusha (desmostacya bigpinnata staph), Chandan (santalum album) etc. is highly
recommended, especially for decorative preparations like Toran (door-top festoon decoration) and Vandanvar (hanging festoons on either side of the door). Marigold flower plants are highly auspicious
if maintained near entrance.
is permitted only the Tulsi plant. Pergola is not desirable structure over your sit-out,
however, if you have one make sure it is provided with good all-season creeper.
of herbal variety plants is energetic and preferable apart from environment
friendly plants offering pleasing fragrance and sight. Placement should be such as not to hinder the
trees are not recommended. Prickly plants like cacti or thorny plants should be
minimal and placed in south. Comparatively sturdy plants (not requiring daily
water) can be planted in the south direction. Maintenance by removal of dead
leaf and branches and regular watering are important requisites. Creepers
should be raised in such a way that they do not obstruct light from north and
east but may do so in west and south.
region is best for a slightly raised garden ensuring continued success. Herbal
plants like Tulsi and Tumbe can be placed in northeast region
for fortitude and knowledge. Southwest region is good for a rock garden or
heavy or large leaf bearing trees for good balance and support. Kitchen garden,
however small, near the kitchen with curry leaf tree or plant promotes greater
health - physical and mental. Money
plant and its varieties are heartwarming, in the modern day context. Profuse
use of these is recommended for prosperity, like near the room entrances. Excellent
are the money plants in glass or crystal ware when placed in bathrooms and
energies like sunshine and fresh air when obstructed in an abode warns the
inmates of stunted growth apart from never ending ill health and failures in
life. Healthy and pleasant plant life environment ensures a life recharged -
spiritually, physically, materially and emotionally.
is a table depicting plants having specific vibrations promotive of properties
of each of the nine sections of vaastu purush:
plants are friendly whereas incoherent plants are unfriendly, in the shown