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History of the Swastika

Discuss the historical signifigance of Nazi Germany's impact on the swastika's perception

Chris Bero

on 1 February 2011

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Transcript of History of the Swastika

HISTORY OF THE SWASTIKA Ancient Symbol Dates back nearly 5,000 years 3,000 BC China: Wan
England: Fylfot
Germany: Hakenkreuz
Greece: Tetraskelion
India: Swastika Buddhism: Resignation
Jainism: Their seventh saint; The four arms represent: the animal and plant world, Hell, Earth, and the spirit world.
Hinduism: Night, Magic, Purity, the goddess Kali.
Both Hinduism and Jainism: Used to mark the opening pages of account books, doors, and offerings. An equilateral cross with arms bent at right angles, usually clockwise Quick!; Drop the Stereotype Swastika Swastika Generally represents
Life and Well Being 1910: Guido von List Multiple German political parties Archeologist Heinrich Schliemann; 19th century Volkisch movements "Aryan Identity" Racial Purity Hitler Plans for the flag. Swastika Differences Swastika Idiots Misuse and Disregard
for swastika differences Education in differences By: Chris Bero Quick, Drop the stereotype
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