Through there has been considerable interest in vastusastra in recent times and the orientational aspects of vastusastra have been often discussed, little is known of the essential elements that constitute vastusastra and its scientific application in the present day. Based on extensive research, the work, Vastusastra attempts to address the aspect. Examining comprehensively the subject of vastusastra: its conceptual roots in Silpasastra and its later evolution as dealt with in the Vedas, the Epic literature, Arthasastra, literature on ayurveda and Kamasutra literature, the volume analyses technical aspects of vastusastra by concentrating on the essential elements of vastusastra which involve decision-making and actual construction methods.The book will be useful for students and scholars of architecture and engineering and those interested in Vastusastra.
About the Author:
------------------Dr. Rahul V. Atlekar, an expert on vastusastra, is a production engineer with years of industrial, corporate training and consulting experience in materials management and IT strategy among other areas. He has delivered lectures on vastusastra and ancient Indian architecture and engineering. He is at present involved in vastusastra consultancy.