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Lord Shiva, many forms


Shiva appears in many forms. The abstract form of the lingam (sanskrit for mark or sign) helps us concentrate on the mysterious nature of Shiva, that is beyond comprehension or representation.

Shivalingam

The lingam reminds us of the presence of God within all of creation, and within us all.

Mahadeva

Then there is Shiva Statue in Bangalore, Indiathe canonical form of Shiva, meditating with the moon in his hair, holding the trident and drum. Continue reading