Vaastu Shastra is the science of designing building architecture in accordance with the laws of nature. These laws state that the balance of the five elements must be maintained in order for beneficial energy to enhance your environment. This science was written in ancient texts called the Vedas that describe principles of design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement and spatial geometry..
Vastu principles for the design and layout of houses, towns, cities, gardens, roads, water works, shops and other public areas.
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, was founded and built in early 1700s incorporating many of the layout principles for a city found in Vastu Shastras.