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Central theme of Sthapatya Veda. Vaastu Shastra - a scientific treatise - not a religious document. The twin scriptures of Vaastu and Agama Shastras. Vitruvius - architect on craftsmanship and scholarship. Traditional Indian science and technology. Sacred geometry of Dr. Robert Lawlor of Australia. Genesis of traditional Indian science, art and architecture. Vaastu Shastra, a class by itself. Vaastu Shilpa, as advanced science and traditional technological practice.
Two fold OM and five fold Veda. Vibration and resonance. Vastu Reva Vaastu - subtle to gross, energy to matter. Mayan, the Great Scientist of Bharat. Shilpa Vidya-Rahasyopanishad - Vaastu sutropanishad. Technological material: Tala system of spatial measures. Selection of building site. Orientation of buildings, cities and villages.
Ayadi calculations. Vaastu Purusha Mandala as applied in scientific concept. Concept of time and space and design of building spaces. Effect of subtle and gross spaces on human system. Discussion on the designing of house buildings. Archetypal or basic patterns for house buildings. Town planning. Outlines of temple architecture. Trees and plants in and around the buildings. The absolute, pure and auspicious cosmical periods of Vaastu. Vaastu Puja and Vaastu Homa. Building designs based on Vaastu principles.
Biographical sketch of Dr. Ganapati Sthapati. About the Author: Dr. Ganapati Sthapati was born at Pillayarpatti, a village in Tamil Nadu. He hails from an illustrious family of traditional architects and sculptors, with an unbroken lineage of centuries, who built the great Brihadeeswara Temple at Tanjore. Sthapati was the Principal of the Govt. College of Architecture and Sculpture at Mamallapuram, near Chennai, for many years.
He has designed the palatial library and administrative block of the Tamil University at Tanjore, the Muthiah Mundram at Madurai and several other buildings and complexes, which are looked upon as visual musical forms. He is also the master sculptor and builder of the huge feet statue of Thiruvalluvar in stone, which stands off the shore in mid-sea at Kanyakumari, at the southern tip of India.
He has organised several international seminars and workshops in India and abroad on the Vaastu tradition. He is the author of many books related to the ancient science and art of Indian architecture and sculpture. At present he is also Professor and Head of the Dept.
Maharishi Vastu Architecture
No customer reviews yet. You can browse similar titles or contact us for a personalised recommendation. Archetypal building forms illustrated and punctuated with apt quotations. The textual matter enriched The book is both a scholarly exposition of the philosophical principles of Sthapatya Veda and a practical presentation of the rhythm and creation of rhythm bound forms which give rise to a variety of structures. A complete compendium on the science of Sthapatya Veda, popularly known as Vaastu Veda, with special reference to principles and practices of Vaastu based building architecture. Apart from the valuable textual matter, the book is also enriched with illustrations on the design process and aesthetic elevation treatment for buildings based Vaastu.