The West (W) depicts the origin of the 4 basic elements of the earth – wind, fire, water and soil. According to the belief of the Brahmin, Buddhism and Hindu, they have deities who are the creator, destroyer and maintainer that reflect equality among humans and animals. All the creatures born on earth will eventually die. They all have the same physical origin but may be different in the environment.
The South (S) depicts how the Vishnu was incarnated as Krisana in the 8th
gesture, reflecting the facts that humans can live together only if they respect one another, perform their own duties and do not disturb the environment, influenced by the planets. Creatures from the 4 basic elements and human beings can live together happily as the Krisana incarnation in the Mahabharata or “Bhagavad Gita”.
The North (N) depicts the stories of Bodhisatta, Munjusri, Amitabhut, Avalokitesvara, Guanyin, Poisien and other Xians according to the beliefs of Mahayana Buddhism with the intention for humans to share what they have without expecting anything in return like Bodhisatta. To be merciful, humans have to learn how to live in society with intelligence and the society will grow and become a society of liberation one day.
The East (E) symbolizes the significance of family that is united by love and care. A strong family will maintain human race through the bond of love and mercy.
The Central Hall (CT) features a magnificent woodcarving throne. No deities stand at the four main gates, which mean liberation, timeless truth and harmony with the center of the universe or the 9 planets as well as deities, fairies, goddesses who have been liberated from the life cycle. It indicates that heaven is in our chest and hell is in our heart. Faith in righteousness is to forsake evil