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1 2 3 4 (Combinations)

1 2 3 4
In creation stories in India, the 4 gods are frequently associated with 4 qualities or states:
1                     2                    3                    4
Beyond,        Potentiality,   Agency,       Actuality
Unmanifest  Creator          Preserver   Destroyer
 
cf. 
A                      K                     G                   T
 
In Western alphabets these numbers are typically linked with the first 4 letters:
A                      B                     G                    D
A                      B                     J                     D
A                      B                     C                    D
 
In Cyrillic there there is a doubling of the second and sometimes the third letters:
 
A                       B        V            G                   D
A                       B        V            G   GUpturn D 
 
 
In the Tarot of the Bohemians, the series
1, 2, 3, 4
represents the emanation in the divine world of:
1                    2                    3                     4  
King              Queen          Knight            Knave
 
The series 4, 5, 6, 7 represents this evolution in the human world.
 
The series 7, 8, 9, 10 represents this evolution in the material world
 
This leads to three interrelated series: 1 2 3 4, 4 5 6 7, 7 8 9 10
 
In other configurations of the Tarot 4 figures are linked with 4 elements:
 
1                    2                  3                      4
Magician      Priestess Empress         Emperor
Fire                Water        Air                     Earth
 
See Website: Key to the Minor Arcana The series 1 2 3 4 also becomes a starting point in the Temporal world.
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