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Hanuman, son of Anjana and Kesari, is actually an avatar of Lord Shiva

Hanuman, son of Anjana and Kesari, is actually an avatar of Lord Shiva

Ravana, the primary antagonist in the Hindu epic Ramayana, was one of the greatest devotees of Lord Shiva

Ravana, the primary antagonist in the Hindu epic Ramayana, was one of the greatest devotees of Lord Shiva

Even Kamadeva, the Hindu God of love and Cupid

Even Kamadeva, the Hindu God of love and Cupid's equivalent, could not distract Shiva successfully with his tricks. He had to face the consequence when he tried to

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Lord Shiva's first wife Sati killed herself because she was frustrated with her father who insulted Shiva. Shiva took his revenge and how

The snake around Shiva

The snake around Shiva's neck reinforces a sense of stillness

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Shiva's Trishul or Trident symbolizes the unity of three worlds

Ganja/Cannabis is one of the primary offerings in Shiva

Ganja/Cannabis is one of the primary offerings in Shiva's worship

Shiva takes the form of Nataraja to suppress Apasmara - the symbol of ignorance

Shiva takes the form of Nataraja to suppress Apasmara - the symbol of ignorance

Ardhanarishwar is Shiva

Ardhanarishwar is Shiva's androgynous form

Shiva accepted Nandi, who was offered to Him by other Gods, as his doorkeeper and his vehicle

Shiva accepted Nandi, who was offered to Him by other Gods, as his doorkeeper and his vehicle

In stories, Lord Shiva is naked and sports an erect phallus

In stories, Lord Shiva is naked and sports an erect phallus

The ash Shiva is smeared with symbolizes permanence and destruction

The ash Shiva is smeared with symbolizes permanence and destruction

The three lines of ash on his forehead refers to destruction of the three worlds

The three lines of ash on his forehead refers to destruction of the three worlds

Shiva has a blue throat because he drank Halahala poison during the churning of the milky ocean.

Shiva has a blue throat because he drank Halahala poison during the churning of the milky ocean.

The  story of the infinite pillar of fire - when Brahma and Vishnu fought over who the real God was, Shiva made it clear who it really was.

The story of the infinite pillar of fire - when Brahma and Vishnu fought over who the real God was, Shiva made it clear who it really was.

 
 
 
 
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