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The ashtadikkpala or the eight directions is also further be qualified as follows.. East or Praachi-Kshatriya/Surabhi West or Paschima-Brahmana/Yoni North or uttara-Vyshya/Pankajam South or Dakshina-Shudra/Chakra Northeast or Eeshaanya-Lingam Southeast or Agni-Gnana Northwest or Vaayu-Koorma Southwest or Niruttya-Shoorpancha (Dr.Harish Venkat Kulkarni (talk) 16:35, 2 June 2008 (UTC))