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According to Indian Philosophy, the four arms of swastika symbolize the four Vedas, four Varnas, four Ashrams, four Lokas and the four deities - Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh (Shiva) and Ganesha....The followers of Jain religion regard the four sides of the swastika as symbolizing the four possible places where one could be reborn or reside after death. These abodes are described as - the animal or plant kingdom, the earth, jivatma (soul in the subtle body that awaits rebirth) and the hell. Imprints of swastika are found inscribed in the Buddhist Mhttp://mysteriousdimensions.blogspot.com/2008/07/swastika-symbol-of-auspicious-knowledge.htmlonasteries as well.
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