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esvastica manji in japan

Manji

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Manji is the Japanese word for swastika.

In Japan it is an ancient religious symbol, associated with Buddhism.

Although unhappily in the west is associated with Nazism, this symbol originally Hindu there is for seven thousand years and is represented in the art, iconography y design from different civilizations throughout history.

The word swastika comes from the word suastíka from Sanskrit (Indian language) and is a symbol of good luck.

esvastica manji in japan
Buddhist temple in Japan
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Different ways of representing manji
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