Centuries-old buildings around the world can leave us in awe as we experience their intriguing designs and elaborate features. Some of these ancient buildings even seem to produce a certain vibration that lifts us into a more meditative, peaceful, and blissful state. Neuroscientists have discovered that buildings and cities can affect our mood and well-being, and that specialized cells in the hippocampal region of our brains are attuned to the geometry and arrangement of the spaces we inhabit. Modern architecture very often ignores these qualities in its basic designs, but maybe we need to rediscover the importance of living in atmospheres conducive to our well-being.
Sadhguru explains how the geometry of a building can impact the people residing in it.