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Hindu Deity: Shiva Main Page

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Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Shiva Description
- Shiva Outline Page
- Hindu Subjects Outline
- Hindu Gods Outline
- Masterworks
- Confusions
- Others...

- Hindu -
- One face, two hands
- One face, four hands
- Five faces, ten hands
- Shivaa (female form)
- Shiva & Parvati Wedding Scene
- Ardhanarishvara (Shiva-Parvati, half-male half-female)
- Bhairava (multiple faces, multiple hands)
- Bhairava Mask (Nepal)
- Nataraja (Lord of Dance)
- Shiva & Shakti Vishvarupa
- Others...

- Buddhist -
- Shiva as a retinue figure in Buddhist Mandalas: Ishana
- Mahadeva (Mindrolling Tradition)
- Trampled underfoot by Buddhist Deities
- Others...

Buddhist Adaptations of Shiva:
- Nilakanta Lokeshvara
- Simhanada Lokeshvara
- Mahakala
- Others...

Related Topics:
- Lingam
- Parvati
- Skanda (Kumara, Karrtikeya)
- Ganesha (Ganapati)
- Others...

Jeff Watt 4-2015