Astika deity--------------direction-----rotated direction----Z`i-byed class

Indra, ruler of deva-s

east

southeast

deva-s: variegated (= diamond of Agni)

Yama, ruler of Naraka

south

above

naraka-sattva-s: lapis lazuli (= blueness of Vis.n.u)

Varun.a, ruler of humans

west

north [or, northwest ?]

humans: gold (= treasure of Kuvera) [or, = metallic flagpole of Vayu ?]

Kuvera [or, Soma: ruler of plants]

below [or, north]

west

animals: quartz (= Varun.a)

Vis.n.u, whose head was unrecovered

above

east

preta-s (persons whose corpses remain unrecovered): ruby (= Indra)

Carol Diane Savvas: A Study of the Profound Path of gCod. PhD diss., U. of WI, 1990. p. 255.

Mineral attibutions (for linga-s) are according to the S`iva Puran.a.

Directional substitution here may be symmetrical, one-eightth rotation clockwise for east & weat.