Ageing is the process of getting older. Ageing is an important part of all human societies reflecting
the biological changes that occur, but also reflecting cultural and societal conventions. Vaastu shastra can support the process of ageing
and create a positive impact on wellbeing.
Aging is inevitable, but its most negative effects can be minimized and turned into a graceful progression. Exercise and proper diet are key factors. But, when your living or
working environment is in harmony with nature, it has a positive influence on your well being, slowing the aging process.
Each of the five elements is associated with a compass point and each point has a specific impact on our health. Different aspects of positive aging are optimally supported
by a specific direction. Ageing is also affected by environmental stress, which is the cause of most human disease.
The earth is a magnetic force and is composed of the five elements, as is our brain. The thalamus is the relay center for all sensory and motor skills in the brain. Neurological
research has shown that the firing patterns of neurons in the thalamus function differently depending on which direction one is facing; Our mind is then the interactive result
of the affect of tie magnetic field on our brain cells.
By placing our bodies and environments in alignment with the magnetic axis, we can think and act more compatibly with nature.
Our actions will be more attuned to the five elements, much like swimming with the stream as opposed to swimming against it. For example, studies have shown that sleeping with ones
head to the south or east puts one in accord with the powerful forces of nature.
The north-east area of your residence is associated with the water element. This direction is the source of favorable magnetic energy from the north and positive solar energy from
Our residence needs to be very open in the north-east to receive these benefits. The northeast influences growth of the physical body. The north-east is good for home
If this region has proper Vaastu Shastra, good health will be supported. If there is a kitchen, clutter, a toilet, heating system or blockage in the north-east the
water element will be decreased which will cause congestion.
The south-east area of your residence coincides with the fire element. The south-east influences the energy required for good health. Kitchens, heating and electrical systems
work well in the southeast.
If this area is in accordance with Vaastu Shastra health will be better. If there is a cut or blockage, there will be a lack of energy and health will
The south-west area of your residence is aligned with the earth element. The southwest contributes to the strength of your body.
If your bed is in the south, or south-west area
of your residence with your head to the south or east, you will be vigorous. If there is a cut, toilet or heating source, there will be some health and back problems.