From the article: What Is the Origin of the Swastika
We can't identify the origin of the swastika with certainty. What are the possible explanations of the its origin? State Your Case
- A Indian medicine man and four Indians set out on a journey made all four turned left so evil spirit beings could not follow based on Indian ceremonies.
- —Guest Cory
The History of Swastika
- The Swastika was developed in India. It is used as a religious sybol for the Jains. Many People in India value it. It is used to put on jewelry. The empty spaces in the swastika represent the 4 Gatis( Gatis are places where you will go to after death to be reborn) Manusha, Tiryant, Heaven and Hell. The swastika was later adopted by the Christians then the Nazis and later Germans.
- —Guest dude
The Origin of a Swastika
- I am attaching a link that explains where the Swastika may come from. http://www.mayatouviere.com/22/post/2013/02/he-wears-a-swastika-around-his-neck-sign-of-provocation.html
- —Guest Fanfan
Looking for the truth? Small dose...
- The ancient Vinca culture (5500 BC) was the first appearance of the swastika in history, not what you're reading above. The Tartaria culture of Romainia (4000 BC) had similar symbols. The ancient Halaf culture which existed just before and during the Ubaid period at around the same time had Swastikas on their pottery and other items. These people eventually gave rise to the ancient Sumerians, who also used the Swastika symbol. Then later the Merhgarh Culture, which later became the Harappan culture of the Great Indus Valley Civilization (which is where "The Vedas" came from) also exhibited the Swastika symbolism. Then even later the legendary Xia Dynasty held the swastika symbol in high regard. Even ancient Native American Indians knew this symbol. If you've noticed all these cultures were exactly 1000 years apart, bringing the Swastika symbol west to east from the Balkans to China and even beyond. Look it up, do the research. www.EarthsInternationalResearchSociety.com
- —Guest Veritus
Swastika in Ethiopia
- It is my understanding the Swastika was a Coptic cross. I myself have seen it carved in the Rock Churches of Ethiopia so I believe it was not originally from India or the Hindus. Ethiopia is the oldest civilization in the world.
- —Guest AzaNia
- Nazi used "swasthika" on their flag but which is black coloured . The colour black always indicate Negative energy viz ; black mail , black mark ,black magic, etc.so negativeof black colour coinjoin with the cosmic snergy of swasthika to be a dangerous one.
- —Guest Raaghav Rathan
the swastika is origin to india ONLY!
- its sad how people cannot be happy to their own culture if they even have one as this icon belongs and originated in north east india.as the aryans and culture of hinduism were from india in north as well.
- —Guest North east indian
Origin of the Swastika
- I don't know when and where the Swastika originated. But reading all the comments makes me chuckle. Everybody has a different opinion, and as far as I can see that's all they are OPINIONS. I see India, Russia, American Indians, etc. etc as places of origin, but nobody mentions Japan. The swastika is depicted on very ancient places of worship there, too. These places were there before any outsider showed up on those islands. Anybody care to explain that???? Unfortunately, I don't know what this symbol is called in Japan, but I'll research this until I find out.
- I Always Understood The Swastika(en deutschen;-hakenkreuz) as meaning "good fortune" or simply "good luck",in english! it comes from india where people still display it currently; mostly at weddings & funerals. hitler & the nsdap used it as their emblem signifying their hope that germany would arise out of the ashes of the blame they suffered after the great war to a restoring of their nation & their volk all over the world to their former greatness. it's misunderstood as an evil symbol because it was on germany's national flag be4 & during ww2! it simply means, the way i've been taught;- "good luck" or "good fortune", & it Truly Is An ANCIENT Symbol.God Bless.
- —Guest a.j.-anonymous
Swastika is khas
- This is ancient Mongolian symbol "khas".founded in Mongolian land before Hunnu impire.
- —Guest Bat
- I apologize ... I mentioned solar system in my comment previously but it should be galaxy. A picture of a galaxy will show you the origins of a swastikha. The question is how did ancient humans see this .
- —Guest Rajesh joshi
- The meaning through history of it giving power , luck and money is all true. However the orgins go back to point in history we do not know about. One evidence that gives you a glimpse of it's orgin, is a hubble picture of a solar system. In this view of the solar system you can see the outlines of a swastika. The question you have to ask is. How did ancient civilizations see this symbol
- —Guest Raj
- I notice a lot say Hitler stole the symbol. In that case a lot of todays flags would be guilty of design theft. I'm pretty sure America or Israel didn't design stars as a symbol first or Soviet Russia having a hammer and sickle. The Germans had interests in the occult, that is clear. But you look at the SS flag, 2 Sowilo runes, and put both of the Sowilo together bringing you a 'swastika'. Runes were used by ancestors of Germania.
- —Guest Dan
Origins of the Swastika
- i believe that is originates from the understanding of nature and the 9 from which all base 10 numbers come 0-9 and ironically digital English alphabet as see on a calculator or early digital clocks cause all of these can be extracted from the symbol quiet easy, that it is interrelated to the circle with the cross and the platonic solids and their shapes
- —Guest Wo R-el
Swastika - NEW origin
- I wold like to share, that on 14 oct 2011 in Vratca-Bulgaria museum was shown swastic fownd in vilige Altimir by Georgi Genecovski that was dated 5000 years B.C. On the bottom on one of the exponates is found old bulgarian script.... That realy changes the origin of the swastika... don't you think.. I can e-mail photos if somebody is interested.
- —Guest tono1
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