Swastik Symbol- Significance of Swastik Symbol in Indian Culture

Swastika is also known as ‘Saathiya’ or ‘Satiya’. The Vedic sages composed some special symbols based on their spiritual experiences. Swastika is one of these signs, which signify Mars and express happiness in life. Today the swastika is used differently in every religion and culture.


According to Vastu Shastra, there are four directions in the Swastika East, West, North, and South. Therefore, it is worshiped in every Hindu auspiciousness, and in the same way, it is worship in some form in every religion.


But according to Hindu beliefs, these lines are symbols of the four Vedas – Rig Veda, Yajurveda, Atharva Veda, and Samaveda. Some also believe that these four lines show the four ends of Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe.


Importance of Swastik for Hindu


In the Hindu religion, it is very auspicious to draw Swastik before any big or small ritual. At the beginning of any puja ritual in India, be it a wedding or Grah Pravesh Swastik sign is made and it is considered to bring good fortune.


In Hinduism, the swastika is considered a symbol of power, good fortune, prosperity and Mars. It is believed that swastika can fix the vastu of the house. Swastik has the powers to throw out the negative energies from the life of a person.


Important 4 principles of Hinduism are also considered to be the symbol of Dharma, Artha Kama and Moksha. The symbol of the four Vedas – Rig, Yaju, Sama and Atharva. The four paths also symbolize knowledge, karma, yoga and devotion.