Vastu Mandala Deities: Vastu Devatas and Their Places In The Mandala

In the last post, we discussed Vastu Purusha Mandala and its significance. We also studied various types of Vastu Mandala and the number of deities on the Mandala. In this post, we will look into details of the deities in the Vastu Purusha Mandala and their peculiar characteristics and significance.

Vastu Mandala Deities and Their Positions 

Shikhi(Eesh)

Shikhi is also known by the name Eesh. This occupies one Pada(one square) in the North East. It is red in color. Ghee and Cereals are offered to Eesh. These offerings are given through a cone.

Parjanya

Parjanya has a yellow color. And occupies one Pada in the North East.

Jayanta

Jayanta also has a Yellow color. Jayanta occupies 2 Padas in the North East region.

Mahendra

Mahendra is also known by the name Khulishayudha. He has a Yellow color. Pancharatna (five types of gems) with nutrients are offered to this deity. The vehicle of Mahendra is a white elephant named ‘Airavata’.

Vastu Mandala Deities
Vastu Mandala Deities

Surya(Sun)

The color of the Sun god is red. It occupies 2 squares in the East.

Satya

Has fair color. It occupies 2 squares with Surya and Brisha in Vastu Purusha Mandala. It has white clothes.

Bhrisha

Bhrisha or Bhrusha has dark color. Bhrisha occupies two squares along with Surya and Satya.

Antariksha

This occupies one square in the South East direction. This is dark blue in color and the weapon is a stick.

Vastu Mandala Devatas

Vayu(Agni)

Has gray color. Occupies one Pada with Antariksha in the South East corner of the Mandala. Its vehicle is Ram.

Pusha

Has red color. Occupies one square in the South.

Vithatha

Has fair color and occupies two squares.

Grihkshat

Is Yellow in color. Occupies 2 Padas with Yama. Wears yellow colored cloths. Mace is the weapon.

Yama

Is black or dark in color. Occupies 2 Padas in the South and his vehicle is Buffalo.

Gandharva

Red in color and occupies one square in South direction.

Bhringaraj/Bhring

Has a dark complexion. Occupies 2 padas in South West.

Mriga

Yellow colored. Occupies one square in South West.

Pitra

Has red color. Occupies one Pada in the extreme South West corner.

Dauwarika

Has red color and One square in Vastu Mandala in the South West.

Sugriva

Has fair color and two squares.

Pushpadanta

Has red color and occupies 2 Padas in West South West.

Varuna

Has fair color and occupies 2 squares in the West.

Asura

Has Red and Yellow color. Occupies 2 squares.

Showk

Has dark and yellow colors and occupies 2 squares in the North West.

Papyakshama

Has yellow color and red eyes. They are hugely built and occupies one square in the North West.

Roga

Has red color. Occupies one square in the North West.

Naga

Has Red and Yellow color. It symbolizes the head of the snake. Occupies one Pada in the North West.

Mukhya

Has red color and 2 squares.

Bhallat

Has dark grey color and occupies 2 squares in the North.

Soma

Has white color. Is also known as Kubera and present in the North.

Shail

Has dark color and occupies 2 squares.

Aditi

Has yellow color and occupies 2 squares.

Diti

Also has a yellow color and occupies one square.

Aaryama

Has dark color and occupies 2 squares.

Savita

Has red color and occupies one Pada.

Vivasvana

Has fair color and occupies 3 squares in the South direction.

Indra

Has yellow color and occupies one square in the South West.

Mitra

Has white color. Occupies three squares in the West.

Rajyakshma

Has red color. Occupies one square in the North West.

Prithvidhar

Prithvidhar has red color and occupies three squares in the North.

Aapvatsa

Has a fair color.

Aap

Has a fair color.

Savitra

Savitra has a fair color and occupies one square in the South East.

Brahma

Occupies nine squares/padas in the center. Brahma has a white-yellow color. Brahma has four hands. He is the creator of the world. He wears Rudraksha beads and Yagyopavit (ceremonial thread).

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