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Siva (Hindu deity)

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Personal name headingSiva (Hindu deity)
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Variant(s)Agoramurthy (Hindu deity)
Dakshinamurti (Hindu deity)
Dakṣiṇāmūrti (Hindu deity)
Sadhasiva (Hindu deity)
Shiva (Hindu deity)
Taṭciṇāmūrtti (Hindu deity)
See alsoArdhanārīśvara (Hindu deity)
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Other standard no.Q11378
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Found inRodin and the Dance of Shiva, 2016: title page (Shiva)
Taṭciṇāmūrtti = Dakshinamurti, 1990 : t.p., v. 2 cover (Dakṣiṇāmūrti) p. vii (25 Siva murthas have originated from the five faces of Lord Sadhasiva ... that which is personification of knowledge of wisdom is called Dakshinamurti ... came out of one of the five faces of Sadhasiva called Agoramurthy ... preceptor God can be seen on the southern ghosta of all Siva temples and also on the gopuras, vimanas, and prakaras in different aspects)
Wikipedia, viewed 17 January 2017 (Shiva ; Sanskrit: Śiva, the auspicious one, is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the supreme God within Shaivism, one of the three most influential denominations in contemporary Hinduism)
Johnson, W. J. A dictionary of Hinduism, 2009, via Oxford reference online, June 5, 2019 (Ardhanārīśvara. A depiction of Śiva and Pārvatī combined as a single figure, the right side male, the left side female, demonstrating the union of Śiva and his śakti)
Encyclopædia Britannica online, June 5, 2019 (Ardhanarishvara, Hindu deity; Ardhanarishvara (Sanskrit: "Lord Who Is Half Woman"), composite male-female figure of the Hindu god Shiva together with his consort Parvati)
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