The Swastika and the Hakenkreuz are two symbols that have historical and

cultural significance but are associated with different contexts and meanings. 

Origins and Cultural Significance of Swastika: 

is considered one of the oldest symbols in human history.  

In Sanskrit, "swastika" means "well-being" or "auspiciousness." 

Buddhism: The Swastika is also closely tied to Buddhism, particularly in East Asia. 

It is associated with the footsteps of the Buddha and symbolizes his teachings, the Dharma.  

Hakenkreuz: Nazi Germany: The Hakenkreuz symbol emerged as the emblem of the  

National Socialist German Workers' Party (NSDAP), or the Nazi Party, in the early 1920s.