Swastika In truth, the swastika has been found on objects from as early as 4,000-10,000 B.C. The Indus Valley Civilization religions of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism still use the symbol to signify either divine auspiciousness or the sun's rays. In Buddhism, some believe a swastika was stamped on Buddha's chest when he was buried, known as the Heart's Seal.
Matsya is the first incarnation of the avatar Vishnu. it is said that he took the form of a fish in order to save Manu from the apocalypse. He later takes his boat to the new world with one of each species of animal and plant life.