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'Dhwaja' or Flag

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Endearing images that adorn Hindu art, architecture and iconography, from Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami's Dancing with Siva. Illustrations by A Manivel.
'Dhwaja' or Flag

Dhvaja, 'flag,' is the saffron / orange or red banner flown above temples, at festivals and in processions. It is a symbol of victory, signal to all that "Sanatana Dharma shall prevail." The saffron color betokens the sun's life-giving glow.

Reproduced with permission from the Himalayan Academy
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