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After ‘neem’ and ‘turmeric’, now it is the turn of ‘Vaastu’ which is aregistered trademark in Germany. According to WTO regime, you cannot use the word “Vaastu” in any commercial venture once it is registered.
One German Vaastuscholar, Marcus Schmieke, who started an institute named ”Vaastu Academy” inHirschgrund, was taken to court where he apologized for using this word andchanged the word “Vaastu” to “Vasati” to teach Vastushastra to German students.
“Vasati” means Vishnu (Va) and Lakshmi (sati). He has linked Vaastu with 10 Indian in carnations of Lard Vishnu. For instance, Lord Rama, who was Suryavanshi, has been linked with northwest, relating with Moon.
Lord Buddha’s direction is north and Lord Varaha for southwest. Parsuram stands for southeast, Kurma avatar represents west. Lord Kalki represents the center “brahmasthan” and Lord Varuna represents northeast and Lord Narasimha is associated with South. The statues of these avataras represent qualities of different directions.
Mr. Marcus has constructed a small temple in Germany having all 10 statues of Indian gods for the purpose of teaching Vaastu to 3000 students in UK, Crotia and Hungary.
Mr. Marcus, who is carrying on whole-time research on Vaastu, found in a two-year study that majority of women suffering from breast cancer had their bedrooms in southeast and toilets in the northeast. He is constructing 140 flats in Hannover in Germany according to Vaastu principles. Indian Vaastu expert Ashwine Bansal has also studied 13 cases of cancer in which the patients had their toilets in the northeast.
Mr. Marcus in collaboration with Mr. Bansal has written a research book on Baastu origin of Feng Shui giving new dimensions and principles to the Chinese version of Vaastu. Apart from German, this book is being published in 10 major languages in the world.
Both Mr. Marcis and Mr. Bansal are developing software on Vedic astrology linked with Vastushastra to be sold in international market under a joint venture agreement signed recently. This software would give a calendar for an individual for the whole year to grade the 365 days in four categories like excellent, best, better and good days. It would also give analysis of an
Mr. Bansal, who has studied the Indian Parliament House along with other seven Parlimant buildings in other countries, is jointly researching German Parliament building with Mr. Marcus. The German Parliament bagan three years back in the newly renovated building on the erstwhile old parliament structure destroyed in World War II in Berlin. It suffers from serious Vaastu “doshas” as its sitting arrangement is semi-circular. Germany was not only divided after the World War but is still suffering from political instability even after unification.
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