Star of Lakshmi


Star of Lakshmi

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 film Return of the Pink Panther. [ "CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics" By Eric W. Weisstein, Published 2003, CRC Press, ISBN 1584883472, p.2840 ]

ee also

* Rub El Hizb, a similarly shaped Arabic character

References

External links

*Mathworld | urlname=StarofLakshmi | title= Star of Lakshmi


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