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The swastika (as a character: 卐 ) is an ancient religious symbol that generally takes the form of an equilateral cross, with its four legs bent at 90 degrees.

History of the Swastika - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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To this day it is a sacred symbol in Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Odinism. It is a common sight on temples or houses in India or Indonesia. Swastikas also ...

How the world loved the swastika - until Hitler stole it - BBC News

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Oct 23, 2014 ... In the Western world the swastika is synonymous with fascism, but it goes back thousands of years and has been used as a symbol of good ...

Why Did the Nazis Hijack the Swastika? | Mental Floss

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Jun 24, 2014 ... Reader Scott from Vermont wrote to ask, “Why did the Nazis adopt the ancient sacred symbol of the swastika as their emblem?”

swastika symbol (Hinduism) - ReligionFacts

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The swastika is an ancient symbol that has been found worldwide, but it is especially common in India. Its name comes the Sanskrit word svasti (sv = well; asti ...

History of the Swastika - 20th Century History - About.com

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The swastika is an extremely powerful symbol. The Nazis used it to murder millions of people during the Holocaust, but for centuries it had positive meanings .

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Feb 1, 2013 ... The swastika (卐) (Sanskrit: स्वस्तिक) is an equilateral cross with four arms bent at 90 degrees. The earliest archaeological evidence of ...

Swastika

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The symbol of the 4-sided swastika is an archetype for the rotations of time and consciousness - moving clockwise and counterwise - in upward or downward ...

What Is the Origin of the Swastika? - Ancient/Classical History

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Read about the possible origins of an ancient symbol, the swastika.

What the Swastika means - Times of India

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Jan 18, 2005 ... The Swastika, the symbol of Nazi Germany, actually means a lucky charm or a symbol of well-being for most of us, when literally translated from ...

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The symbol of the Swastika and its 12,000-year-old history | Ancient ...

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Feb 6, 2014 ... The swastika is a symbol used by of one of the most hated men on Earth, a symbol that represents the slaughter of millions of people and one ...

The Swastika: A Sign of Good Luck Becomes a Symbol of Evil ...

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The Swastika Flag. The swastika is a very old symbol with use widespread throughout the world. Sometimes referred to as a “Gammadion” “Hakenkreuz” or a ...

What is the story behind the swastika (Hindu symbol)? Is its - Quora

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The Nazi swastika's resemblance to Hindu symbol is no accident. The Nazis had substantially twisted Hindu ideals to suit their needs. The word "Aryan" that ...