Shiva By: Holly Faison

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1. God of Distrcution

1.1. One of the three gods of the trinty

1.2. Together make the fundamentals Powers

1.3. Easiest to please

1.4. God of darkness, or angry god

1.5. Destroyer of evil and sorrow

2. Appearance

2.1. Has 1,008 names

2.1.1. Mahadeva

2.1.1.1. the great god

2.1.2. Mahesa

2.1.3. Rudra

2.1.4. Neelkantha (the blue throat one)

2.1.5. Ishwar (the supreme God)

2.2. 1,000 faces

2.3. 8 forms

2.3.1. Rudra

2.3.2. Sharva

2.3.3. Bhava

2.3.4. Ugra

2.3.5. Ishana

2.3.6. Pashupati

2.3.7. Mahadeva

3. Worship

3.1. Yagnyopaveet

3.1.1. scared thread that is tied across the left shoulder

3.2. Kumkum

3.2.1. New node

3.3. Haldi

3.4. Aguru

3.4.1. Holy Perfume

3.5. Vibhuti

3.5.1. scared ash

3.5.2. usually used for marking the forehead

3.5.3. ash from the cow dung

3.6. Rudraaksha Mala

3.7. Fresh flowers

4. Symbols

4.1. Three eyes

4.1.1. Right eye-sun

4.1.2. Left eye-moon

4.1.3. third-fire

4.2. The crescent moon

4.2.1. The lords head

4.3. Ganga

4.4. Half-open eyes

4.4.1. convey the cycle of creation

4.5. Snake Around the neck

4.6. A Snake

4.7. Tiger skin

4.7.1. Potential energy of Shiva

4.8. Kundalas(two earring)

4.8.1. New node

5. Worship

5.1. What is needed

5.1.1. Shiva Linga

5.1.2. KumKum

5.1.3. Aguru

5.1.4. Fresh Flowers

5.1.5. Fruits

5.1.6. Milk

5.1.7. Sugar

5.1.8. Honey

5.1.9. Ghee

5.2. Performing the worship

5.3. Temples

5.3.1. New node

6. Shaivism

6.1. One of the oldest of the four sects of Hinduism

6.2. Also called "Saivas" or "Saivites

6.3. Believe that Shiva is the supreme being

6.4. Believes that:

6.4.1. creator,

6.4.2. preserver

6.4.3. destroyer,

6.4.4. revealer

6.5. Practiced in:

6.5.1. India

6.5.2. Nepal

6.5.3. Sri Lanka

7. Trimurti

7.1. Also called the Trinity

7.2. the basic concept of Hinduism

7.2.1. Creator

7.2.2. destroyer

7.2.3. preserver

8. Family

8.1. Shiva's Consorts

8.1.1. Durga

8.1.1.1. created from anger of many gods

8.1.1.2. Power goddess

8.1.1.3. Rides a tiger or an lion

8.1.1.4. Javelin Agni

8.1.2. Kali

8.1.2.1. daunting goddess

8.1.2.2. seems violent but very caring

8.1.2.3. many shrines all through India

8.1.3. Parvati

8.1.3.1. Very Kind

8.1.3.2. Shiva's main consort

8.1.3.3. Often pictured with her familu

8.2. Children

8.2.1. Ganesh

8.2.1.1. remover of obtacles

8.2.2. Kartkeyya

8.2.2.1. many names

8.2.2.2. very popular god

8.2.2.3. became commander of the army of angels

8.2.2.4. worshipped by young and old

9. Bibliography