It's not what you might think.<br />
In India seeing the Swastika is commonplace, this ancient symbol originating from Hinduism evokes Lakshmi the goddess of wealth, prosperity and auspiciousness. <br />
The word 'swastika' comes from the Sanskrit svastika, literally translating as 'it is good'.<br />
The most common place to see it is above the doorway entering peoples homes, as far as good luck goes you can never have too much of it, definitely a travel essential.<br />
Decorative tile found in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
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It's not what you might think.
In India seeing the Swastika is commonplace, this ancient symbol originating from Hinduism evokes Lakshmi the goddess of wealth, prosperity and auspiciousness.
The word 'swastika' comes from the Sanskrit svastika, literally translating as 'it is good'.
The most common place to see it is above the doorway entering peoples homes, as far as good luck goes you can never have too much of it, definitely a travel essential.
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