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5 Directions Terms

The Five Directions are
North, South, East, West and Centre.
In the Chinese legend of Yi at the time of the Emperor Yao these directions are linked with 5 monsters that he overcame.
 
                                  North Nine Babies
 
East                          Centre                        West
Gale Bird Fengshi     Pig Monster               Cultivated Snake
 
                                 South Chisel Teeth http://chineseculture.about.com/library/extra/story/blyrh11051999.htm
 
In Bon: FiveDirections » East | North | West | South | Centre http://sherabchammaling.com/yungdrung-bon.html
Nine Babies, Chisel Teeth, Gale Bird, Cultivated Snake, Fengshi Pig Monster
North, South, East, West, Centre
South-Fire-Mars-Heart-Shen
East-Wood-Jupiter-Liver-Hun
West-Metal-Venus-Lungs-Po
 Centre-Earth-Saturn-Spleen-Yi
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