The Swastika Symbolism

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Before Hitler & the Nazi Germany made it popular during the World War II by using this symbol as their emblem, this symbol related to something entirely different, it had different meanings in various civilizations, having its traces as back as 10,000 BC, the swastika symbolizes as of positivity & prosperity to most of the civilization. It is one of the most paramount and widespread symbols in archaic religion and today’s modern world as well.
Here are 10 interesting things that you probably didn’t know about Swastika.
1. It’s Origin.
Swastika basically comes from a Sanskrit word meaning “That which is good” or “all is good” but also is translated to “lucky or auspicious object” to some civilization, more of a very positive symbol. There
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The Theosophical Society formed in 1875 in the USA was in a long time controversy for using the Swastika symbol in as a part of its seal. Similarly, The Raëlian Movement formed in 1974, who believe that Aliens from outer Space initially created life on Earth also used the symbol in their seal which too garnered much controversy. The new religious movement Ananda Marg formed in 1955 in India also uses the symbol as part of their seal. The Falun Gong qigong movement of China used a symbol similar to swastika which featured a large swastika encircled by four smaller ones, merged with yin-and-yang …show more content…
Even today, Swastikas are regularly used in Indian and Nepalese urban & rural communities, it can be found in various places including transportations, structures and clothing as well. The swastika remains to be a part of Hindu religious functions and shrines and is perceived as a crucial religious symbol. People there even name their children Swastika (for girls) and Swastik (for boys) because of its holy essence. Similarly in East Asia they are generally found in Buddhist shrines, religious artefacts and schools established by Buddhist religious groups. In Japan, Hirosaki City uses this symbol on its official banner, which was used as an emblem of Tsugaru clan, the noble of Hirosaki in Edo period of

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