Shiva & Parvati

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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 29 January 2018
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Uma-Mahesvara, style Pala-Sena, Bihar, North-East India, 10th CE. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap Pro from AutoDesk.

The god Siva with his spouse Parvati. Shiva is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the Supreme Being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism. Shiva is the “destroyer of evil and the transformer” within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and Vishnu

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Marchal, G. (2018, January 29). Shiva & Parvati. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "Shiva & Parvati." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 29, 2018.

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Marchal, Geoffrey. "Shiva & Parvati." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 29 Jan 2018. Web. 29 Nov 2021.