Swastika – A Study

The swastika – स्वस्तिक (卐) is an equilateral cross with four arms bent at 90 degrees. The earliest archaeological evidence of swastika-shaped ornaments dates back to the Indus Valley Civilization. The word “swastika” comes from the Sanskrit svastika – “su” meaning “good” or “auspicious,” “asti” meaning “to be,” and “ka” as a suffix. The swastika…

Relationships – Sanksrit

Pitāmaha father-father Mātāmaha mother-father Pitṛ father = śvaśura father in law Mātṛ mother = śvaśrū mother in law Prapitāmaha father-father-father Pramātāmaha mother-father-father Mātula mother-brother Mātulānī mother-brother-wife Mātrṛvasṛ mother-sister Vimātṛ stepmother Putra son Duhitṛ daughter Prajāvatī brother-wife = yātṛ husband-brother-wife Bhrātṛ brother = devṛ husband-brother

Sanskrit

Son मज्मज – ttmaja m .: Self-procreated son तनय – tanaya m .: descendant, son सूनु – sūnu m .: son, younger brother सुत – suta m .: Begotten, son पुत्र – putra m .: son, child Daughter : दुहितृ – duhitṛ   [मज्मजा – ātmajā f .: self-proclaimed, daughter] [तनया – tanayā f .: daughter,…