Swastika is a symbol that is held auspicious by Hindus. It indicates two opposing principles, evolution and dissolution. The swastika has both spiritual and social implications. It is used people all over India for ceremonial and decorative purposes.

Swastika is a Sanskrit word which means well-being. The swastika is representative of the life-force being set in motion to initiate the cyclic workings of nature. It is widely used as a talisman to ward of evil influences. It is used on ceremonial occasions such as weddings and child-births.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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