Lord Shiva is one of the most powerful and prime deities in Hinduism, is also known as supreme god among the Trimurtis, the Hindu God trinity, which also includes lord Brahma and lord Vishnu. According to the Hindu sculpture, Lord Shiva is considered as the supreme deity who creates, feeds, protects and transforms this universe, who lives on Mount Kailash and lives as Omniscient yogi.
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The most Iconographical Attributes of lord Shiva are such as, The Third eye which emerges out on his forehead, when he gets angry or decides to destroy the evil or Demons, a serpent rests circled around on his neck and also Rudraksha Mala, a Holy Garland appears along with the serpent, from his matted hair Holy Ganga river flows and just below to its right side a very beautiful crescent moon attached to it and in his hand, there is a Raakshasa sangharak Trishul known as evil destroying weapon and on top notch of it a Damru (a Pallet Drum) is attached to it.
Lord Shiva has equal and complementary partner Devi Parvati who is often regarded as Shakti a creative power and energy and also strongly believes as she is part of lord Shiva depicted as Ardhangini Sharing half of the Body with Lord Shiva and has two children Lord Ganesha and Kartikeya. He is often represented as slaying demons which is one of his most fierce Aspects.
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Lord Shiva is usually worshiped by Pan Hindus across India, Nepal and Sri Lanka in its most aniconic Lingam form near by exactly facing opposite there is a Nandi idol considered as the gatekeeper of Lord Shiva and Parvati, most often seen offering milk and Ghee while worshiping.
Lord Shiva is known with so many names among Hindus such as Nandishwara, Jagadishwara, Vishewashwara, Vishwanathan, Shankara, Shambhu, Shambhunatha, Jaganatha, Sarweshwara, Rudra, Mahadeva Maheshwara, Parameshwara, Nilakantha, Nataraja, and Mallikarjuna are few of them.
There are so many mythological stories are available in various Hindu books especially in Puranas, and Vedas where Lord Shiva has destroyed by slaying demons and saving the universe, among them all addressing his son Lord Ganesha when is wife Parvati was gone out is very famous among Hindus in which both the father and son starts rages war and Lord Ganesha eventually ends up losing his head from the rage of Lord Shiva and at last replaced by a head of elephant as a remedy of a cut off head.
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