Re: [SCA-JML] Divination, Yi-Jing, and Forbidden Directions
Thanks for that, very clear. Curiously, some years ago I penned a short
piece on directions, hours etc. and had said that maybe that the
combined animal names may have been used for indicating the mid-points,
in time or space, but I said that this was mere speculation on my part.
Its nice to see that form still follows function on occasions.
I'll keep a watch for any future updates. I confess that I'm looking
forward to settling down and reading your article, nicely done.
> The 8 trigrams were also used, in the King Wen arrangement, andDean Wayland
> would be used to indicate NE, NW, SE, and SW; usually pronounced as
> the two zodiac animals the direction is between.
> For instance:
> N is 'Ne'
> NNE is 'Ushi'
> NE is 'Ushi-Tora'
> ENE is 'Tora'
> E is 'U'
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