Vastu Direction

God created directions to describe location of deferent objects this universe. A story regarding the creation of directions can be found in the 21st chapter of Varasha Purana there was no support of magnitude to the universe. When it was formed. There was a need for measure to understand the position of each thing in the universe.

Thus 10 directions were formed. Among them there are four main directions i.e.

  1. North (Uttara- means where there is an answer to everything): This direction is governed by Kuber, the god of wealth.            Read More

  2. South (Dakshin- means slowly weakening): This direction is of Yama, the god of death. He is manifestation of dharma, and eradicates evil forces and bestows good things. It is a source of wealth, crops and pleasure.            ...Read More

  3. East (Purva- means just grade): This direction is governed by lord Indra and he is known to be the king of Gods. He bestows wealth and pleasures of life.            ...Read More

  4. West (Paschim- means after i.e. coming afterwards): This direction is directed by Lord Varun. He bestows his blessings in the form of natural water-rain, brings prosperity and pleasures of life.            ...Read More



And four sub directions

  1. North-East (lshaanya- means God, place for water element): This place is a supervised by lord Eeshaan, and is a source of wealth, health and success. He brings us wisdom, knowledge and relieves us from all miseries and mishaps.            Read More

  2. South-East (Angneya- means the place for fire element): This direction is governed by lord of fire- Agni. He gives us good personality and all good things of life. Fire is a source of health as it is related to fire, cooking and food.            ...Read More

  3. North-West (Wayavya- means the place for Air element): This place is directed by lord Vayu and he brings on us good health, strength and long life. It is a source of change in course of business, friendship and enmity.            ...Read More

  4. South-West (Nairutyaa- means the Demon, region of negative energies): This direction is directed by Niruti, the god who protects us from evil foes. It is a source of character, demeanor, case of longevity and Death.            ...Read More

Remaining two are Hell and Heaven. This is of course a mythological reference, it does not have any connection to any religion. These 10 directions are providing perfect direction to the mankind in locating each everything in these universals.


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