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5 Faces

5 Faces of Siva
Upwards Ishana The Ruler Copper Coloured Enjoyer of Nature
Ksetrajan Eastern Tat Purusha Supreme Man Yellow Coloured Smell Anus, Organ of Action Western Yama Deva Red Left Hand Deity Ahamkara (Ego) Sight Fire Northern Aghora Bhairav Blue or Blue-Black The Non Fearful or the Frightful Buddhi (Intellect) Hearing, Speech Southern Sadyojat White The Suddenly Born Mind Sacrifical Elixir (Soma) http://sweetypradeep.wetpaint.com/page/Ohm+NAMA+SIVAYA?t=anon
 
Form Direction Form Element Aspect Sadyojata
West Brahma Earth Ego Vamadeva
North Vishnu Water Manas Aghora
South Rudra Fire Buddhi Tatpurusha
East Ishwara Air Maya (Prakriti) Ishana
Above Sadashiva Akasha Atma (Purusha) http://www.mudgala.com/articles/panchayatana.html
 
Space,                  Air,                      Fire,       Water,   Earth
Atma (Purusha), Maya (Prakriti), Buddhi, Manas,  Ego
Center North East South East South West North West
Ganapati Vishnu Shiva Surya Durga Surya Shiva
Ganapati Vishnu Durga Vishnu Shiva
Ganapati Surya Durga Shiva Vishnu Surya
Ganapati Durga Durga Vishnu Shiva Ganapati Surya
 
However, other placements are followed by some practicioners:
Center North East South East South West North West
Shiva Vishnu Ganapati Surya Durga
Ganapati Surya Durga Vishnu Shiva
Ganapati Shiva Surya Durga Vishnu http://www.mudgala.com/articles/panchayatana.html http://www.webonautics.com/mythology/shiva3.html
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