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Motifs & Symbols

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Chinese Pinyin: Wan
Chinese: 卐 (万字)
Name Of Image: Swastika (the Wan character in Chinese)

Either the clockwise swastika 卐 or the counterclockwise sauwastika 卍 is used interchangeably in Chinese decorative arts as well as in some religious contexts. Sometimes, the two opposite versions can co-occur on the same occasion without making a difference in …

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