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In Sanskrit K is linked with the kavarga as one of the 4 basic divisions of the alphabet into A k T p K Sanskrit Consonant 1 Tibetan Letter 1 Greek Letter 10 Phoenician Letter 11 Hebrew Letter 11 In Tibetan K is the first letter of the Alphabet. In the Phoenecian, language K is Kaph, translated as Palm of the Hand. The hieroglyph for the letter K is a basket. K also relates to the rune Kenaz which means torch. In Sanskrit ka is the first consonant and kha is the second consonant. ...... To understand why K is such a fundamental letter, it is useful to return to the notion of Agni as a flame. Morning ^ Noon > becomes >I becomes K reversed becomes K In the evening the flame points downward. So a day becomes aka which is also the word for 1 in Sanskrit. In terms of the year this marks the Winter Solstice. It also marks the Summer Solstice K and reversed K together produce I<>I ....... In a year that begins in September (Month 1, cf. Kanya), then the 10th month is June which in terms of myth is linked with the death of Tammuz or Dumuzi. In terms of astronomy, this corresponds to the Summer Solstice when the dominance of the sun is replaced by dominance of the moon, or figuratively, when the torch of the sun hits a wall (if the image is read from right to left). K - G - C - J K - G - N North Ku West East Ka Ki South Ke
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