The four directions together make up the four powers and knowing them well can assist us synchronize better with the Earth and overall life.
East: The sun rising in the East is significant as this denotes a fresh start and the celestial enlightenment. Nature sees this point as holy and religious institutions place their altars in this direction. As a person moves from one phase to another, takes on a new endeavor or requires inspiration then the East is the direction of salvation.
Zodiac- Taurus, Capricorn
South: A place of sound footing, the south symbolizes the emergence of a new purpose, a place where ideas come closer to their foundation and of radical growth. It is where one experiences and learns.
West: This is where power meets its maximum potential. This is a time for introspection as one makes plans for the future. This is where the sun completes its daily cycle hence an important point of change.
Color- Black, dark blue and purple
North: Here the night is at its peak but so is the thirst of knowledge. It denotes concentration and a clear idea. This is where will power is strengthened and energies rejuvenated.