As per Hindu mythology and
as a matter of fact human body or every creature human
beings, livestock, animals, birds, fishes, plants and
trees are depends upon panch maha tatva or bhuthas.
(Five basic elements of survival).
1). Prathavi ( Earth ) - Gives shape of body through
bones, tissues, muscles, skins & hairs.
2). Vayu (Air) - Helps respiration and stimulates the
3). Agni ( Five) - Gives motion, vigous & vitality to body
also helps in digestion, stimulation etc.
4) Jal ( Water ) - Represent blood, secretions of glands
5) Akash ( Atmosphere ) - Builds the character and man's
mental and spiritual faculties.
Sun indicates light (
illumination ) will power, generosity, solar system, luck
or fate, mobility and in body. It rules over bone, eye,
heart, spinalcord, blood circulation and soul etc. Hence
east direction is auspicious, it belongs to lord Indra.
Earth has four cardinal directions but here in vastu, we
consider Eight directions and lord for each directions
are as under
East - Lord Indra.
North east - Jupiter.
North - Mercury & Lord Kuber.
West - Lord Varun & Lord Saturn.
North West - Lord Vayu Dev.
South - Mars, Pluto or Lord Yama.
South East - Venus and Lord Agni Dev.
South West - Pitra Naritrya Devils & Lord Rahu
All these are corresponds to the five senses of human
Sight ( Eye )
Sound ( Ears )
Smell ( Nose )
Taste (Tongue )
Touch ( Feeling )