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Applying facets of Vastu Shastra to address climate change

Vastu Shastra doctrine are ancient spiritual design priciples that can be described as follows: “Vastu is the art of living in harmony with the land, such that one derives the greatest benefits and prosperity from being in perfect equilibrium with … Continue reading

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Your zoning code/map is out of date when…

You start sneezing from all the dust when you open the code. It would be a valuable find on Antiques Roadshow or American Pickers. The Smithsonian wants to put it on display. Your community would actually look better planned without a zoning … Continue reading

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