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Vaastu Directions and Tips / Dec 2017

VaastuShastra came into being thousands of years back with the earliest references in the Vedas, Puranas, Ramayana and Mahabharata. It is as relevant today as it was centuries ago, since it tries to bring into a harmonious flow the energies between man and matter. It is scientific knowledge which facilitates a better living, by optimum placement of the elements in the appropriate directions. VaastuShastra tells us that we as humans can create for ourselves a veritable utopia that balances the elements within with the elements outside ourselves. Each human is trying to attain happiness, health and prosperity. We use Vaastu in our homes, offices, temples, cities, countries etc so as to attain ... Read More

Vaastu Directions and Tips / Dec 2017

1. Basement Offices: Good or Bad? Basement offices should follow Vaastu principles. If not observed carefully, it can bring bad luck especially for industries like garments, printing, legal and CA firms. Rectangular and square shaped offices are good for basement. 2. Toilet Door Direction Toilet door should not be opposite to the sleeping direction of the head. For example, if you sleep with head in the East, toilet door should not be in the West towards your legs. There can be health concerns in this case. 3. Role of Flooring Flooring plays a significant role in beautifying the look of the house. Floorings are of different styles and each type has its strengths and weaknesses. Split floorin... Read More

Vedic World / Dec 2017

Lothal, Gujarat. IS LOTHAL A VEDIC CITY? Lothal which is considered as the mound of the death, is one of the most prominent cities of the Indus valley civilisation. It is a discovery of a well organised survey conducted by Gujarat as apart of initiative for locating Harappan sites and artefacts. Located in Bhal region of the modern state of Gujarat, which goes back to 2400 BCE, its excavation started in 1953 at Rangpur, to south-west of Lothal and extended as far as south Saurashtra. Many important objects like pottery and other various objects were collected, during excavation, making it the evident site of true Harappancivilisation. LOTHALS ARCHITECTURE After massive flood and destruction,... Read More

Logo Story / Dec 2017

Frederick W. Smith Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, FedEx Corporation was started by a young entrepreneur in 1971 as a tiny delivery company and has now become a multinational powerhouse in the world of delivering goods and packages. The name FedEx is an abbreviation of the companys actual name Federal Express, now popularly known as FedEx Express which was used from 1973 until 2000. HISTORY Its not every day that a new industry takes modern form, but thats what happened when FedEx President, Chairman, and CEO Frederick W. Smith founded Federal Express. The companys hub and spoke system enabled efficient overnight express service, and FedEx was the first to pioneer tracking and tracing c... Read More

Vaastu Meter / Dec 2017

Mr. Parikshit and Nehal Chudasma Could you please tell us about your professional background and academic achievements? Parikshit Chudasma: At a very young age I have been associated with my family business that deals in the field of entertainment and coal mining since last 25 years. Recently I started my new venture of hospitality and services to experiment and expand into different horizons. Nehal Chudasma: Academically I am MBA in finance and have been working in banking sector since last 17 years. I have worked as a designation of Gujarat Regional head in Axis Bank for 10 years. In June 2017, I left the job to start my career as an aspiring entrepreneur. Front view of the office What are... Read More

Architectural Marvels / Dec 2017

WELL KNOWN FACTS: Chinese name: (Chngchng /channg-chnng/ 'Long Wall') Location: Northern China History : About 2700 years Length: Approximately 21,196 kms from east to west China Declared as a WORLD HERITAGE SITE by UNESCO in 1987 The Great Wall of China is one of the greatest sights in the world the longest wall in the world, an awe-inspiring feat of ancient defensive architecture. Its winding path over rugged country and steep mountains takes in some great scenery. Who Built the Great Wall and Why It was built in different areas by different states/dynasties to protect different territorial borders. Who Built the Great Wall, and When It's often said that the First Emperor of Qin built the ... Read More

Others / Dec 2017

Which location is right for the rented house? When the house is in location of South and West, the chances of house (for renting purpose) to be vacant is more and this is the reason, houses in south direction is more turbulent. It has the tendency to move the owner more frequent number of times and these are the house that will be available in the market more. And if a person buys property of this direction or takes an ownership, after 7 years he starts feeling uncomfortable. How do one choose a right or wrong kind of property? Surroundings play a big role in affecting your personal happiness and prosperity. A careful consideration for good Vaastu makes up a good value for the property and f... Read More

Others / Nov 2017

Why South-West room is considered very powerful? Light and wind are natural forces of energy which one can feel. If the room has correct window position and cross ventilation, the room will be evenly ventilated, and the family members will stay happy as they will stay energetic all the time. Energy is also cyclic in nature. Wind flow and light isnt the same throughout the year. Similarly, the magnetic energy below the earth isnt the same around the year. It keeps varying but nobody pays attention to it as it doesnt affect the commerce. If your legs are stuck to the ground, the gravity and magnetic field is there. The South West direction which is supposed to hold negative energy shouldnt be ... Read More

Architectural Marvels / Nov 2017

Covent Garden Market Building Covent Garden is a district of Westminster, in Greater London, on the eastern fringes of the West End, between Charing Cross Road and Drury Lane. It is associated with the former fruit-and-vegetable market in the central square, now a popular shopping and tourist site, and with the Royal Opera House, which is also known as "Covent Garden". The district is divided by the main thoroughfare of Long Acre, north of which is given over to independent shops centred on Neal's Yard and Seven Dials, while the south contains the central square with its street performers and most of the historical buildings, theatres and entertainment facilities, including the London Transp... Read More

Logo Story / Nov 2017

Henry - Ford LOGO HISTORY 1903 1906 Letters & the Logo: The very first Ford logo was designed especially for the first Ford car, the Model A, complete with an art nouveau border which was quite fashionable at the time. 1907 1912 Ford introduced the scripted typeface of its trademark. They introduced a long-tailed script for F and D letters also known as the script with wings. Childe Harold Wills designed the logo using his grandfathers stencil set which was based on the style of writing taught in schools when Ford and Wills were children. 1912 This brief and unsuccessful Ford design put the brand signature on top of a dark blue winged pyramid. Although intended to show the products speed... Read More

Vedic World / Nov 2017

Charminar - Hyderabad HISTORY City which is historically influenced for its monumental architecture, bazaars and mosques holds the captivating influence over the last 400 years. Often referred as City of Pearls because of its trading in pearls and diamonds and also its historic traditional bazaar including Laad Bazzar, Begum Bazaar and Sultan Bazaar which has major influence in the city. In 1589, Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah- Ruler of Qutb Shahi named it as Bhagyanagar after Bhagmati (a local dancer and Kings lover) who later converted to Islam and was titled as Hyder Mahal. The city was named in her honour. Influence of Qutb Shahi and Nizam rule are still visible; Charminar, Golconda fort made i... Read More

Vaastu Meter / Nov 2017

MR. NITIN PATEL - Owner at N.H. Engineering What is the scope of manufacturing engineering in Gujarat in upcoming years? I believe that Gujaratis are the engine of India not only because it has a very good economy but also as a good future for engineering industries. However, we still need to do a lot of innovation in engineering, so we can speed up the turn around time to compete with the Europeans and Chinese marketers which we will see in a few years. I see a good future in Chemical and agricultural industries especially in Gujarat, because they are innovative and create business opportunities. Recidence - Courtyard Could you tell us something about your new factory? It is an engineering ... Read More

Vaastu Directions and Tips / Nov 2017

Plants and Trees play a vital role in activating positive energy in our daily life. Planting a seed is equivalent to planting a hope and you hope that it brings love, happiness, and kindness among your family members. Indoor plants add an aesthetic appeal to your house. Vaastu Shastra recommends that the plants within your home need to be chosen with utmost care and be placed in the right direction so that they shower positivity and wellbeing on the residents hosting them. Green plants inside the house can contribute to fresh oxygen and help absorb all negative energies. Proper choice and usage of plants can increase wealth and prosperity of residents. If improper plants are selected or if p... Read More

Vaastu Directions and Tips / Nov 2017

Reasons you should avoid Black Colour The main door of the house/office should not be black in colour. It is a negative colour which symbolizes lack of motivation. It may cause despair and brings bad luck. However, black colour will yield better results for bars, night clubs, and casinos. Dead end plots: Good or Bad? According to Vaastu Shastra, the location of the site is very important. Some locations are considered auspicious while others need to be avoided. A plot at the end of the road keeps on accumulating negative energy and hence, dead end plots should be avoided as they bring bad luck. Why South, East, and West are better for sleep Placing your head in South with feet pointing towar... Read More

Logo Story / Oct 2017

Adolf Dassler Initially started as a small independent sportswear company in Germany, Adidas today, is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe (headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria) and the second largest in the entire world. Apart from shoes its core product, Adidas also manufactures clothes, bags, shirts, and other sports wear to give their customers a wide variety to choose from. Adidas was registered on 18 August 1949 by Adolf Dassler. The companys clothing and shoe designs typically feature three parallel bars and the same motif is incorporated into Adidas current logo. The name ADIDAS is a portmanteau formed from its founders name Adolf Dassler and the 3 black stripes of the ... Read More

Architect's Voice / Oct 2017

AR. HEENA KOKEL Co-Founder, Director of Clay Club Innovations Pvt. Ltd. Tell us about your professional background and Clay Club. I completed my B.Arch. in 2012 from CEPT University, Ahmedabad. In 2006, while studying architecture at the CEPT University in Ahmedabad, our group began to brainstorm, collaborate on class projects, and explore various materials, soon named CLAY CLUB. It became a hub for hands-on work, rigorous discussions, design explorations and experiments with our ideas of doing. After graduating we set up our own design studio called CLAY CLUB Innovations to continue our explorations with an added challenge of engaging with clients, associate practitioners and the society at... Read More

Vaastu Meter / Oct 2017

MR. BHARAT GARG Director of Karan Letex Limited Could you please tell us about your professional background and academic achievements? I am a commerce graduate and I have been an entrepreneur for the past 25 years. Initially, we were into different supplies and later, I moved into exports of garments which I initiated 15 years ago. When did you start your business? I started my first business in the year 1993 and thats the year I formed my company. I became the director of this company while I was still pursuing my graduation. How well do you believe in Vaastu? I strongly believe in Vaastu based on my own life experiences for the past 18 years. I have gone through a very bad phase of my life... Read More

Vedic World / Oct 2017

Aerial View of Angkor Wat, Cambodia Angkor Wat is one of the largest religious monuments ever constructed during the 11th century A.D. which means, Temple City. It was originally built as a Hindu temple dedicated to the God Vishnu, but it was later converted into a Buddhist temple in the 14th century. Every year, hundreds of thousands of travellers from across the globe including the Buddhists and Hindus flock to Cambodia to experience the grandeur of Angkor. Built by the rulers of the Khmer Empire over the span of five centuries, these temples endure as one of Earths greatest archaeological wonders today. Join us as we shed light on one of the most enigmatic, mesmerizing civilizations in th... Read More

Architectural Marvels / Oct 2017

Old Town Square, Prague Founded in the 12th century, the most significant square of Prague has been witness to many historical events. It started life as the central marketplace for Prague in 1091 A.D. The Old Town Square and the surrounding quarter form the heart of the city of Prague. The lively square is lined with magnificent buildings in different architectural styles, from Gothic to Baroque. With its ancient buildings and magnificent churches, this is one of the most beautiful historical sites in Europe. The most notable sights on the square are the Old Town Hall Tower & Astronomical Clock, Tyn Church and St. Nicholas Church. Founded in the 12th century, the most significant square... Read More

Others / Oct 2017

Is Vaastu Shastra related to Astrology? Astrology is the science of time. All the activities we humans do can be directly related to time. Astrology is the language of karma and all our activities are already planned when we were born. Astrologer can be wrong; however, the subject of astrology can never be wrong. Astrology talks about your reactions of earlier life actions in the form of a life journey. Astrology reads about an individual or an event happening through the influential part of celestial bodies called planets and their respective tenets called zodiac signs. From astrological perspective, your fourth house is the house of residence. A person who stays in a non-Vaastu compliant h... Read More