Glossary

Svastika
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TermSvastika
Alternative Termsswastika, svastik, swastik
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An auspicious symbol. Its four branches represent the four types of destiny or gati – heavenly beings, hell-beings, animals and human beings. It can also symbolise the four parts of Jain society – monks, nuns, laymen and laywomen.

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