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Shiva by Mind Map: Shiva

1. Shiva in the Triad

1.1. Brahma

1.2. Vishnu

2. Shaivism

2.1. Pashupata Shaivism

2.2. Kashmir Shaivism

2.3. Shaiva Siddhanta

2.4. Siddha Siddhanta

2.5. Lingayatism

2.6. Shiva Advaita

3. Family

3.1. Parvati (wife)

3.1.1. Birth

3.1.2. Meeting Shiva

3.2. Ganesha (son)

3.3. Kartikeya (son)

4. Worshiping Shiva

4.1. Maha Shivaratri

4.2. Methods Besides Austerities

4.2.1. Mananam

4.2.2. Sravanam

4.2.3. Kirtanam

4.2.3.1. Bhajan

4.3. Lingam Worship

4.3.1. Ablution

4.3.2. Nivedhanam

4.3.3. Rudraksha Beads

4.3.4. Bhang

4.3.5. Tripundra

5. Accomplishments

5.1. Nataraja, Lord of Dance

5.1.1. Dances of Emotions

5.1.2. Dance of Creation

5.2. Lord of Wind

5.2.1. Jata

5.3. Ganga Ma

5.4. 8 Names

6. Forms and Aspects

6.1. Saguna

6.1.1. Ash Covered Body

6.1.2. Tryambaka Deva

6.1.3. Cobra Necklace

6.1.4. Crescent

6.1.5. Half Open Eyes

6.1.6. Animal Skins

6.1.7. Vibhuti

6.1.8. Rudraksha Necklace

6.1.9. Damaru

6.1.10. Trident

6.1.11. Dark Throat

6.1.12. Nandi

6.2. Nirguna

6.2.1. Shiva Lingam

7. Bibliography