Have you ever wondered what the swastika symbol stands for? Did you know that the swastika has been found on artifacts that are over 3000 years old? According to the American-Israeli , the word swastika was used to describe the hooked cross. Would you be surprised to learn that is a symbol of being fortunate, not Anti-Semitism? In some cultures, they actually turned the symbol clockwise or added something to it. Before the symbols meaning was changed, the swastika was used to represent "life, sun, power, strength, and good luck." Many cultures consider the emblem to be a sacred part of their lives and faith.