Lord Shiva Beautiful. The most powerful and fascinating deity in Hinduism, who represents death and dissolution. One of the godheads in the Hindu Trinity, and known by many names - Mahadeva, Pashupati, Nataraja, Vishwanath, Bhole Nath - Shiva is perhaps the most complex of Hindu deities. Hindus recognise this by putting his shrine in the temple separate from those of other deities and worshipping Shiva as a phallic symbol called the ‘Shiva Limgam’ in most temples.
Bhagawat Purana mentions that the water of Ganges carries the blessings of Lord Vishnu’s feet; hence Mother Ganges is also known as Vishnupadi, which means “Emanating from the Lotus feet of Sri Vishnu.”, Because Maa Ganges directly touches the lotus feet of Lord Vishnu before descending within this universe. It finally settles in Brahmaloka, abode of Lord Brahma before descending on Earth at the request of Bhagiratha and held safely by Lord Shiva on his head to prevent destruction of Mother…
Kālī is the Hindu goddess associated with empowerment, shakti. She is the fierce aspect of the goddess Durga (Parvati). The name Kali comes from kāla, which means black, time, death, lord of death: Shiva. Since Shiva is called Kāla— the eternal time — the name of Kālī, his consort, also means "Time" or "Death" (as in "time has come").
(prev. post - boy dressesd as the hindu god shiva) -- Me - Sophie dreams (for years) about a little boy named Max, "who's about 12 that looks like this but his earrings a little different and he's got white, braided in the back, hair." This image surprised me so I had to show Sophie!
The Horned God goes by many names: CERNUNNOS, the celtic god of fertility, animals and the underworld; HERNE THE HUNTER, a spectre associated with Windsor Forest & Great Park, Berkshire, UK; the GREEN MAN, the lord of vegetation and the woodlands.