In the West, the swastika is a symbol that’s most commonly associated with Hitler, fascism and hate crimes. However, that wasn’t always the case and for centuries it was a symbol of peace. This was certainly the case in Mesopotamia, the area which is now known as Iraq. History Of The Swastika Good Luck Charm The word swastika is taken from Sanskrit, svastika, where it means something very different “conducive to well-being”. With its balanced and symmetrical appearance, the swastika…