The swastika means you well.

Swastika or Lucky Charm. In Sanskrit: su "well" asti "being" ka "making". The oldest found has been dated as early as 10,000 BC. In 1920 it was adopted by the Nazi party to symbolize the Aryan race, stigmatizing the sign as associated with antisemitism, hatred, death and murder. In India, painted next to a door, it's still an auspicious sign and an invitation to the gods.  Jaisalmer, India, 2014.

The swastika means you well. Swastika or Lucky Charm. In Sanskrit: su “well” asti “being” ka “making”. The oldest found has been dated as early as 10,000 BC. In 1920 it was adopted by the Nazi party to symbolize the Aryan race, stigmatizing the sign as associated with antisemitism, hatred, death and murder. In India, painted next to a door, it’s still an auspicious sign and an invitation to the gods. Jaisalmer, India, 2014.

In Sanskrit: su “well” asti “being” ka “making”. The oldest found has been dated as early as 10,000 BC. In 1920 it was adopted by the Nazi party to symbolize the Aryan race, stigmatizing the sign as associated with antisemitism, hatred, death and murder. In India, painted next to a door, it’s still an auspicious sign and an invitation to the gods.

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3 thoughts

  1. Dear David,Nice Pic,Swastika is a scared symbol in Hinduism,and Nazi did adopt it for its own purposes.However,the history of swastika itself is long enough not to be tainted by Nazi usage.Also,the symbol Nazis used,its not the exact replica of swastika,rather its the mirror image slightly rotated.

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