There are four direction North, South,East and West. Apart from these four directions, there are four more intermediate directions in Vastu Shastra. Space and the Nethermost world (Patal) are also included as directions in the Vastu Shastra that’s why Vastu Shastra considers ten directions in total. The intermediate directions are the North-east(Ishan), fire area (Aganya),South-west (Nairitya) and North-west (Vayavya).
East Direction in Vastu Shastra
East is considered the most important direction in Vastu Shastra as Sun rises from the east. Lord Indra is associated with East.Try to keep this direction wide open while constructing the house as it is assumed that prosperity enters the house from East. If this direction is imperfect as per Vastu then people who are living in the house may get disturbed due to health problems and may undergo distress.
Agnaye Direction in Vastu Shastra
The South-east direction is called Agnaye in Vastushastra. The Lord of fire rules over this direction. There may be environment of strife and stress in your family if there is imperfect adoption of Vastushashstra in this direction. You may also have to face financial losses and may have mental stress if you have not constructed your house as per Vastu. South-east direction is very appropriate to construct a kitchen as this direction is benefic for tasks associated with fire.
South Direction in Vastushastra
Yam is the lord of South direction and it symbolizes happiness and prosperity. Southern side of the house should not be left vacant. Improper construction in south, as per Vastu, may create difficulties in your profession and you may lose your respect among people. According to Vastushastra, the owner of the house should reside in this direction as this is the most auspicious direction for him/her.
Nairitya Direction in Vastushastra
The South-west direction is called Nairitya in Vastushastra. Errors in the construction may cause health ailments and mental stress. Imperfect construction, as per Vastu, may also corrupt your behavior towards others. Try to increase the weight of this direction during the construction of house. Demon is the lord of South-West side. If construction of this side is flawless as per Vastu then residents of such house will enjoy healthy and prestigious life.