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Kolovrat

Kolovrat
 
* Kolovrat                 
 
Kolovrat is one of the most complex Slavic symbols. Two basic forms are a right pointing gammadion along a cardinal axis and a  version along a diagonal axis.
 
There are variations with 4, 6 and 8 spokes reminiscent of the 3 kinds of fires:  
# eight-ray [kolovrat] It indicates the force of solar fire,
# six-ray [kolovrat] Is [Perunovo] wheel, the symbol of the god of Peroun,
# four-beam [kolovrat] The fire, which burns on the Earth indicates
 
For a more detailed nalaysis see Kolovrat Symbolism.
 
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