Symbols and directions of rashi (zodiac signs)

The zodiac is a circle of 360 degrees and it has been divided into twelve equal parts of 30 degrees each. Each part has been named a sign.

Signs and their symbols

Mesha Aries Ram
Vrishaba Taurus Bull
Mithuna Gemini Couple
Karkataka Cancer Crab
Simha Leo Lion
Kanya Virgo Virgin
Tula Libra Balance
Vrischika Scorpio Scorpion
Dhanu Sagittarius Archer
Makara Capricorn Deer
Kumbha Aquarius Water Jug
Meena Pisces Fish

The directions of Signs

Mesha, Simha, Dhanu
East
Vrisha, Kanya, Makara
South
Mithuna, Tula, Kumbha
West
Karka, Vrischika, Meena
North
12
North
1
East
2
South
3
West
11
West
4
North
10
South
5
East
9
East
8
North
7
West
6
South
This can be said as:
1, 5, 9 in the east
2, 6, 10 in the south
3, 7, 11 in the west
4, 8, 12 in the north
 

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