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Cardinal directions

Cardinal directions. The division of space, in Hindu cosmology, into the 4 directions, NSEW, of great importance in sacrifice, orientation of towns and buildings, etc. With the triloka (see LOKA), they make up ‘all this’, i.e. the totality of space.

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cardinal points

cardinal points. North, south, east, and west, so elevations facing these points are cardinal fronts.

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