Thus a nakshatra-mad 3 Humboldt, Vues des Cordilleres, p. 168.
A special nakshatra was appropriated to every occurrence of life.
The Aztec calendar includes nakshatra titles borrowed, not only through the medium of the Tatar zodiac, but likewise straight from the Indian scheme, apart from any known intervention.
Twenty-four out of twenty-eight were formed, at least in part, of nakshatra or sieu stars.'
Eighteen Chinese determinants were included in the Arab asterisms, and of these five or six were not nakshatra stars; consequently, they must have been taken directly from the Chinese series.