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What is the significance of Swastika?
Swastika is regarded as a divine sign 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.
Source : http://www.hindubooks.org/hinduism_simplified/
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