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What is the significance of the swastika?

The swastika symbol is used in many ceremonies, such as the yagya, among others. What is its significance? Also, what is the correct direction for the swastika? This or its mirror image?
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Why is there a Damaru attached to Lord Shiva's trishul?

Why is a Damaru attached to the Trishul that Lord Shiva carries? What does that Damaru signify?