Directions play an important role in Vastu, Vaastu
deals with the energy of eight directions which
influences our life where we live and work, each
direction is connected with planetary cosmic energy
such as sun, moon, stars. Each direction is
connected with particular planets energy and we
place toilets, bathrooms, Kitchen Stove & water
Sink, staircase, overhead water tank, underground
water tank, septic tank, slopes, heavy
constrictions, beams, coulombs etc…… results into
creating negative energy by disturbing the Planets
positive Energy, that is the reason vaastu gives
importance for the right placemnent of home / office
There are total eight directions North, South, East,
and West are called cardinal directions and the
point where any of the two directions meet is called
intercardinal or ordinal point like NE, SE, SW, NW.
These directions are given a lot of importance in
Vastu Shastra as they combine the benefits of two
directions in totality.
Directions and its importance
This direction is governed by lord Indra and he is
known to be the king of Gods. He bestows wealth and
pleasures of life.
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.
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.
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.
This direction is directed by Lord Varun, the lord
of rains. He bestows his blessings in the form of
natural water-rain, brings prosperity and pleasures
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
This direction is governed by Kuber, the god of
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