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English: A mandala-like swastika, composed of Hebrew letters and surrounded by a circle and a mystical hymn in Aramaic. Appears in the Kabbalistic work "Parashat Eliezer" by Rabbi Eliezer ben Isaac Fischel of Strizhov, a commentary on the ancient eschatological book "Karnayim", ascribed to Rabbi Aharon of Kardina. The shape of the symbol and the contents of the hymn show strong solar symbolism.
Date 18th century, possibly much earlier
Source The book "Parashat Eliezer" by Rabbi Eliezer ben Isaac Fischel of Strizhov
Author Unknown
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Copyright-free as an ancient mystical symbol, published in a 18th century book

Strizhov (Strizhovka) is a small town in Ukraine, Zhytomyr Oblast

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