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Daemon
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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The Swastika

Though in the minds of many Westerners the swastika is inextricably linked with Nazis and genocide, it has long been a symbol of prosperity and good fortune. In India, it remains the most common auspicious symbol of Hindus and Jains, as well as Buddhists, for whom it symbolizes the Buddha's feet. In China and Japan, where it traveled with the spread of Buddhism, it has been used to denote plurality, prosperity, and long life. Why did the Nazi Party adopt the ancient symbol as its emblem? More...
curmudgeonine
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 8:27:21 AM

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I don't imagine we'll ever be able to divorce the evil with which it's associated from the swastika, regardless of its history.
Dhayalan Raj
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 9:45:06 AM

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Guys...Swastika is auspicious symbol used by earliest civilisation...even Indus civilisation hv used it..
that doesnt matter ...as this Santhana Dharma(foreign people call Hindu) hv existed since the born of Brahma(the Lord of creation,we can say hes demigod of creation..or angel/malaikat as per Christianity or Islam,as they are obliged to the instruction of Supreme Lord) which is trillions of years(the exact date u can see in Srimad Bhagavatham,the highest purana) .

remember swastika symbol is nt simply any symbol can be the swastika...
in the so called swastika without 4 dots is nt swastika at all. annd Nazi used different symbol and its nt swatika as it dont hv the 4 dots in each of the 4 square-like space....
so plz dont try to relate sacred swastika with cruel Nazi

and Nazi maybe influenced by Sanskrit and Hindu...haha who/what in the world is nt influenced by this eternal religion..even English is influenced by Sanskrit
so he just used the essence of swatika-like symbol as his logo...for luck maybe ..
Dhayalan Raj
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 9:46:22 AM

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curmudgeonine wrote:
I don't imagine we'll ever be able to divorce the evil with which it's associated from the swastika, regardless of its history.


u have to accept the truth although its bitter to take it.. :)and its good for ur living...haha
GreenBanana
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 6:10:48 PM

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Not sure how a religious aspect is supposed to make us think it's any less evil than the Nazis.
Marguerite
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2014 11:17:56 PM

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The symbol of the swastika isn't evil. It's history is ancient and it has been a standard in so many religions. Do you think it will ever be wiped clean from the evil of the Nazi?
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