The Four Royal Stars of Persia or Watchers of the Four Cardinal Directions

Associations & Correspondences

Aldebaran

Names
Persian: Tascheter
Jewish: Raphael
Greek: Eurus
Roman: Vulturnus
Italian: Alpena
Norse: Austri
Empedocles: Hera
Indian: Indra
Mayan: Mulac/Hobnil

Attributes
Constellation: Taurus
Ruling Planet: Venus
Direction: East
Season: Spring
Festival: Beltane
Element: Earth
Animal: Bull
Colour: Green

Regulus

Names
Persian: Venant
Jewish: Michael
Greek: Notus
Roman: Auster
Italian: Settrano
Norse: Sudri
Empedocles: Hades
Indian: Yama
Mayan: Kan/Hosanek

Attributes
Constellation: Leo
Ruling Planet: Sun
Direction: South
Season: Summer
Festival: Lammas
Element: Fire
Animal: Lion
Colour: Yellow

Antares

Names
Persian: Satevis
Jewish: Gabriel
Greek: Zephyrus
Roman: Favonius
Italian: Meana
Norse: Vestri
Empedocles: Persephone
Indian: Varuna
Mayan: Cauac/Saccimi

Attributes
Constellation: Scorpio
Ruling Planet: Mars
Direction: West
Season: Autumn
Festival: Samhain
Element: Water
Animal: Snake
Colour: Red

Fomalhaut

Names
Persian: Haftorang
Jewish: Uriel
Greek: Boreas
Roman: Aquilo
Italian: Tago
Norse: Nordri
Empedocles: Zeus
Indian: Kubera
Mayan: Ix/Cantzicnal

Attributes
Constellation: Aquarius
Ruling Planet: Saturn
Direction: North
Season: Winter
Festival: Imbolc
Element: Air
Animal: Eagle
Colour: Black

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