Star of Lakshmi

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Ashthalakshmi or Star of Lakshmi.

The Star of Lakshmi is a special octagram, a regular compound polygon, represented by Schläfli symbol {8/2} or 2{4}, made from two congruent squares with the same center at 45° angles, and figures in Hinduism, where it represents Ashtalakshmi (Sanskrit: अष्टलक्ष्मी, Aṣṭalakṣmi, lit. Eightfold Lakshmi), the eight forms, or "kinds of wealth", of the goddess Lakshmi.

In popular culture[edit]

The symbol is used by the band Faith No More.[citation needed]

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External links[edit]

  • Weisstein, Eric W. "Star of Lakshmi". MathWorld.