Vastoshpati – Vedic God

Vastoshpati is a Vedic deity and is mentioned in the Rig Veda. He is the protector of dwellings or houses. He is also worshipped for escaping from diseases. Vastoshpati is also one among the numerous names of Brahma.

Vastoshpati means ‘god of the dwelling.’ He is worshipped before entering into a new house. He blesses people with peace and prosperity.

Vastoshpati is also mentioned in the Atharva Veda.

He is also invoked for getting protection from animals, demons and other beings that are enemies of human beings and their dwellings.