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Cardinal Directions

Cardinal direction

In India the Cardinal directions were linked with the Moveable Signs with East West in the Vertical Axis and North South in the horizontal axis.
Aries, Cancer, Libra, Capricorn
 
 
In Europe, the Cardinal Directions were linked with North - South in the Vertical and East - West in the Horizontal
 
In Christianity, the Cardinal Directions became linked with  Christ and with the Fixed signs:Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, Aquarius  
 
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