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Shiva



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  • Shiva is a Hindu diety.

  • In Shaivism, one of the most influential denominations of Hinduism, Shiva is considered the Supreme God. Other branches of Hinduism however generally regard Shiva as one of the five primary forms of God.

  • Shiva has both benevolent and fearsome forms.

  • Shiva is often depicted as the cosmic dancer or in deep meditation, although if depicted in a fearsome form, he will instead usually be shown slaying demons.



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