Recommended Books by Dr. Ganapati Sthapati:



1. Building Architecture of Sthapatya Veda (400 pages) – this is a “bible” for Vaastu design and construction.,204,203,200_.jpg


2. Building Architecture of Sthapatya Veda, Illustrations Volume II (126 pages)

3. Shilpi Speaks series – 18 Vaastu Purusha Mandala (49 pages)

4. ‘Shilpi Speaks’ Series No. I An Overview of Mayonic Aintiram (16 pages)

5. Mono Science and Technology of Mayonic Origin – Ayadi Calculations (42 pages)

6. Key Notes on Mayonic Science and Technology of Indian Origin (109 pages)

Dr. Ganapati Sthapati’s books can be purchased from
1. A bookshop in Chennai called “Jayalakshmi Indological Book House”
owner is S. Amirthavalli (ask her suggestions on books. She is great!)
phone in Chennai: 044- 249-90-539
Address: New No. 11 (Old No. 6)
Appar swami Koil Street,
(Opp. Sanskrit College)
Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004

2. Books can be also requested from Vaastu Vedic Trust in Chennai, India via email or

Main Sources for Architectural Vaastu Shastra are
Manasara 7 volumes
Mayamantam 2 volumes

This is another important book on Vastu Shastra:
Samarangana Sutradhara 2 volumes
The Canons of Indian Art by Tarapada Bhattacharyya

These authors are very important:
Alice Boner
Bettina Baumer
Stella Kramrisch

Other important books related to Vaastu Shastra:
1. The Vastuvidyasastra Acribed to Manjusri translated by by E. W. Marasinghe
2. Indian Architectural Theory by Vibhuti Chakrabarti
3. Vastusutra Upanishad by A. Boner, Sarma, Baumer
4. A Text Book of Vastuvidya by Balagopal T. S. Prabhu, A. Achyuthan
5. Surya-Siddhanta translated by Ebenezer Burgess

This website is superior:

Superior 5 volumes of “Prakrti Integral Vision” series and I found them on-line!

Vastu Architecture: Design Theory and Application for Everyday Life Paperback –

by Michael Borden

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