The 5 major elements in Vastu Shastra and the area of
The 5 major elements of Vastu are
the same elements that, according to Ayurveda, compose everything that exists:
the cosmos, all physical matter, humans, illnesses, thoughts, etc. All things
are made up of a different combination of these 5 elements.
They are Water (represents
fluidity), Fire (represents transformation), Earth (represents structure), Air
(represents movement). Ether is, according to Ayurveda, the first element and
it can be interpreted as Space or Sound, and it represents the matrix, the
origin of all others.
Its seat is in the centre of a
house/building/plot, where it is connected to the rest of the elements, and
more easily promoting a balanced energy flow, health, wealth and peace.
It should occupy 1/3of
the area of the plot or building and it should be left empty.