HINDUISM-WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SWASTIKA?

What is the significance of the Swastika?

 

Swastika which is regarded divine by Hindus. The word swastika means auspicious in the Sanskrit language and hence is used to symbolize the welcoming of auspiciousness and driving away evils. The symbol also represents the changing of the universe around the unchanging nature of God. Unfortunately the sign has been abused by group such as the Nazis during World War II.


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