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The Real Meaning of Swastika

-Prashant Trivedi


   Fistly the real Pronunciation and sPelling
is Swastik. Its not 'Swastika' as is commonly known.  
    The word 'Swastik' comes from Sanskrit, the
    ancient Vedic language, and it means
    'conducive to well being.'   
      It is derived
    from two Sanskrit words: 'su,' meaning
    'well,' and 'asti,' from the verb to be,
    meaning 'it is.' So its 'Su + aastik'.

    The right-handed swastika has been used as a
    upward-moving  expression of life by the ancient
    Mesopotamians, the early Christians and
    Byzantines, the Mayans, as well as the Hopi
    and other Native American Indian tribes.

    In relation to the Hopi, it can be seen on
    their 'prophecy rock' as illustrated below,
    and it is considered the initiator of the new
    age after the 'Great Purification'.



    The circle surrounding the swastika here
    represents our Mother Earth, the cradle of
    humanity, and the four dots within our
    Swastik represent the four races, four seasons, 
    four fold magnetic field on our Sun.
    
    The Swastik is also an ancient Vedic symbol
    for the Sun, and of the Vedic diety Lord
    Ganesh, the elephant headed God, who is the
    first born son in the Universe.

    His four qualities, represented by the four
    hands of the Swastik, are purity,
    auspiciousness, innocence, and supreme
    devotion to the Universal Mother principle.
    Ganesh bestows these qualities with the help
    of the right-handed swastika, the symbol of
    creation.



   This is how Swastik comes out of the Golden Mean Spiral Grail Cup    

    The left-handed Swastik is a symbol of
    Kali, the Vedic Goddess who symbolizes
    destruction.

    Since creation and destruction are two
    unseparable facets of the Cosmic Plan, both
    symbols have come into prominence through
    the ages.

    Astrologically, the right-handedSwastik
    is a symbol of the Seventh Ray, which is
    the governing Ray of the Age of Aquarius,
    which is dawning upon us as the influence
    of the Piscean Age begins to wane.

    The Seventh Ray is essentially an agent of
    fusion, blending, and coordination.  It is
    also the ray of ceremonial order and is
    responsible for bringing forth the energies
    favouring group endeavor.

    In conclusion, this symbol as a whole
    signifies the four races of humanity living
    in a state of co-operation with each other
    for common goal of evolution.  

    It further signifies a state
    of harmony between humans and nature/Divine, which in
    turn fosters true growth in all the realms.






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