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4 Guardians of Night Sky: China

Qinlong Green Dragon Eastern Quarter of the Sky
Xuanwu Black Warrior Northern Quarter of the Sky
Baihu White Tiger Western Quarter of the Sky
Zhuque Zhuniao Red Rice Sparrow, Red Bird Southern Quarter of Sky

Each of these four guardians is responsible for 7 of the 28 Hsiu.


In Japan these become:

Seiryu the Blue Dragon Spring
Suzaku the Red Bird Summer
Byakko the White Tiger Autumn
Genbu the Black Tortoise or Warrior Winter

Zhuque Zhuniao, Baihu, Xuanwu
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