Shiva

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Shiva

  1. 1. The Ganges river, it is said, came out of the head of Shiva, and that made the river holy. People swim in the Ganges if they are ill, so the holy water can make them better. Some pictures of Shiva show him with blue skin because he is the source of the river.
  2. 2. Name: Lord Shiva Relatives: The Trimurti (Hindu Trinity) Characteristics: Restores the balance of Good and Evil Powers: Destroys things that are old so that new life can come again. Transport: Snake, Bull and Tiger skin symbolising power• Popularity: Exceptionally important
  3. 3. How do Hindus worship Shiva?Hindus worship is called puja, which involves images, (or murtis) and prayers, (mantras) The icon, model or picture is worshipped. How to meditate!

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