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Star of Lakshmi

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The Star of Lakshmi is a complex {8/2} star figure (i.e. two squares with the same centre at 45° angles), and figures in Hinduism, where it represents Ashtalakshmi, the eight forms, or "kinds of wealth", of the goddess Lakshmi.

This symbol appears prominently in the fictional Lugash National Museum portrayed in the 1975 film The Return of the Pink Panther.

The symbol is used by the band Faith No More on their website www.fnm.com and other media from the band such as their 1985 album We Care a Lot.

In the novel The Sword of the Templars by Paul Christopher the star marks the entrance to the a secret temple.


Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has crossing lines.

Star of Lakshmi is part of the Hindu Symbols group.

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