Ritual Objects of Buddhism and Hinduism - the Swastika

Ritual Objects of Buddhism and Hinduism - the Swastika

Added over 8 years ago

The latest entry in our ongoing compendium of eastern Asian ritual objects and deities...you can find the entire Compendium here in the Articles section.

Pictured here is the left-facing swastika set into a Roman mosaic, 2nd century A.D., Tunisia.  The Romans considered the swastika to be a symbol of perpetual motion as well as a symbol of luck.

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Ritual Objects of Buddhism and Hinduism

Ritual Objects of Buddhism and Hinduism

Added over 8 years ago

An ongoing compendium of eastern Asian ritual objects, symbols and principals: primarily those of the Buddhist and Hindu faiths but also encompassing aspects of some of the lesser known religions of Asia, for example Jainism and Sikhism.  This compendium is updated regularly with new entries and information.

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