The life on Earth is very much dependent on other planets. All the planets are inter dependent. As per Jyotish Shastra; Surya, Chandra, Mangal, Budh, Brahispati, Shukra, Shani, Rahu, Ketu are considered as Navgrah and are worshiped since ages for health, wealth and prosperity.
Interestingly age old temples too show the reflection of their belief in Navgrah with the evidence of these Navgrah at the door lintels of temples.
Navgraha are considered to be auspicious and are regarded as the ultimate truth in astrology.
Navgraha vatika are also regarded as holy for prosperity and calmness of the soul.
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According to Temple Architecture, sun is the main source of energy and the time between sun rise and sun set is fragmented into various cones. It is believed that the vastu mandal is square and is called as Vedi. The Nav-graha is prepared on the Vedi and each corner of the vastu mandal, is ruled by different energy and digpal.
Ishaan, Indra, Agni,Yum, Nriti, Varun, Vayu, Kuber are considered to be the ashth-digpal ruling each corner of the vedi.
At Hadoti, Temples of Badoli, Atru, Chandrabhaga, Dehlanpur, Keshavraipatan, Amvan all showcase the Navgrah along with the deity at the center to which the temple is dedicated. Sometimes the Navgrah are depicted with Lord Ganesha and Saptmatrikas.