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Shiva By: Holly Faison by Mind Map: Shiva By: Holly Faison
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Shiva By: Holly Faison

God of Distrcution

One of the three gods of the trinty

Together make the fundamentals Powers

Easiest to please

God of darkness, or angry god

Destroyer of evil and sorrow

Appearance

Has 1,008 names

Mahadeva, the great god

Mahesa

Rudra

Neelkantha (the blue throat one)

Ishwar (the supreme God)

1,000 faces

8 forms

Rudra

Sharva

Bhava

Ugra

Ishana

Pashupati

Mahadeva

Worship

Yagnyopaveet

scared thread that is tied across the left shoulder

Kumkum

New node

Haldi

Aguru

Holy Perfume

Vibhuti

scared ash

usually used for marking the forehead

ash from the cow dung

Rudraaksha Mala

Fresh flowers

Symbols

Three eyes

Right eye-sun

Left eye-moon

third-fire

The crescent moon

The lords head

Ganga

Half-open eyes

convey the cycle of creation

Snake Around the neck

A Snake

Tiger skin

Potential energy of Shiva

Kundalas(two earring)

New node

Worship

What is needed

Shiva Linga

KumKum

Aguru

Fresh Flowers

Fruits

Milk

Sugar

Honey

Ghee

Performing the worship

Temples

New node

Shaivism

One of the oldest of the four sects of Hinduism

Also called "Saivas" or "Saivites

Believe that Shiva is the supreme being

Believes that:

creator,

preserver

destroyer,

revealer

Practiced in:

India

Nepal

Sri Lanka

Trimurti

Also called the Trinity

the basic concept of Hinduism

Creator

destroyer

preserver

Family

Shiva's Consorts

Durga, created from anger of many gods, Power goddess, Rides a tiger or an lion, Javelin Agni

Kali, daunting goddess, seems violent but very caring, many shrines all through India

Parvati, Very Kind, Shiva's main consort, Often pictured with her familu

Children

Ganesh, remover of obtacles

Kartkeyya, many names, very popular god, became commander of the army of angels, worshipped by young and old

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