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Black Tortoise of the North

Black Tortoise of the North The Black Tortoise of the North (Xuan Wu, Genbu, Hyeon-mu, Huyền-Vũ (北方玄武) 斗 Dou Dipper Sagittarius 牛 Niú Ox Capricornus 女 Nu Girl Aquarius 虛 Xū Emptiness Aquarius 危 Wēi Danger, Rooftop Aquarius/Pegasus 室 Shì Room, Encampment Pegasus 壁 Bì Wall Algenib Pegasus http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_constellation http://www2.gol.com/users/stever/winter.htm KEY TO BELOW LIST (corresponds to left column above) Chinese | Meaning | Jp. Star Reading | Sanskrit Spelling | (Western Constellation) 1. 斗, Dipper / Measure, Hikitsu Boshi, Uttara-Aṣāḍhā (Phi Sgr, Sagittrius) 2. 牛, Cow / Ox, Inami Boshi, Abhijit (Beta Cap, Capricorn) 3. 女, Female, Uruki Boshi, Śravaṇā (Epsilon Aqr, Aquarius) 4. 虚, Emptiness, Tomite Boshi, Śraviṣṭhā / Dhaniṣṭhā (Beta Aqr, Aquarius) 5. 危, Roof Top, Umiyame Boshi, Śatabhiṣā (Alpha Aqr, Aquarius/Pegasus) 6. 室, Room / Encampment, Hatsui Boshi, Pūrva-Proṣṭhapada (Alpha Peg, Pegasus) 7. 壁, Wall, Namame Boshi, Uttara-Proṣṭhapada (Gamma Peg, Pegasus) http://www.onmarkproductions.com/html/28-moon-stations.html
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