Swastika: The Hidden Meaning

Swastika holds the status of being one of the oldest symbols made by humans. The symbol is almost 12000 years old.

The term swastika is derived from Sanskrit word “Swasti” meaning may all be well with you

Swastika has been used across many cultures and continents. The symbol was used in Ancient Greece & has been found in the remains of the ancient city of Troy.

It was also used by the ancient Druids and Celts, the Nordic Tribes, and even by the early Christians. Adolf Hitler also used the Swastika Like Symbol.

In China, Swastika is known as ‘Wan.’ In Japan, as ‘Manji.’ In England, as ‘Fylfot.’ In Germany, as ‘Hakenkreuz’ and as ‘Tetraskelion’ in Greece.

A renowned Sanskrit Scholar P.R. Sarkar in 1979 pointed out that the deeper meaning of ‘Swastika’ word is ‘Permanent Victory.

A right-handed Swastika stands for Lord Vishnu and the Sun, while the left-handed Swastika is a symbol of Kali and Magic.

The earliest Swastika was uncovered in Mezine, Ukraine. It was carved on an ivory figurine, which dates back an incredible 12,000 years.

The four arms of the Swastika symbolize the four main directions: North, South, East, West. Also the four Vedas: Rig, Atharva, Yajur, and Sama, 

It symbolizes the aims of human life: Dharma, Artha, Kama, and Moksha, & the stages of life: Brahmacharya, Grihastha, Vanaprastha, and Sannyas.

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