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Parvati (Devanagri: पार्वती, IAST: Pārvatī) is a Hindu goddess. Parvati is Shakti, the wife of Shiva and the gentle aspect of Mahadevi, the Great Goddess. Parvati is considered as complete incarnation of Adi Parashakti', with all other goddesses being her incarnations or manifestations
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Ardhanari, the god Shiva and his consort Parvati in double gender incarnation, a relief from the Elephanta Caves.

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Ardhanarishvara - the Hindu concept of an ideal couple as complementing union, inspired by Siva-Parvati. Ardhanarishvara in Elephanta Caves

Shiva is often represented as Ardhanarishvara, i. with a dual male and female nature. This sculpture is from the Elephanta Caves near Mumbai.

Parvati (Devanagri: पार्वती, IAST: Pārvatī) is a Hindu goddess. Parvati is Shakti, the wife of Shiva and the gentle aspect of Mahadevi, the Great Goddess. Parvati is considered as complete incarnation of Adi Parashakti', with all other goddesses being her incarnations or manifestations

Parvati (Devanagri: पार्वती, IAST: Pārvatī) is a Hindu goddess. Parvati is Shakti, the wife of Shiva and the gentle aspect of Mahadevi, the Great Goddess. Parvati is considered as complete incarnation of Adi Parashakti', with all other goddesses being her incarnations or manifestations

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Androgynous Shiva in the Elephanta caves on Elephanta Island, India .

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"The Marriage of Shiva & Parvati. Northern India, Western Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh. Second half of the 10th century. Pink Sandstone. 81cm."
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"The Marriage of Shiva & Parvati. Northern India, Western Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh. Second half of the 10th century. Pink Sandstone. 81cm."

"The Marriage of Shiva & Parvati. Northern India, Western Rajasthan or Uttar Pradesh. Second half of the 10th century. Pink Sandstone. 81cm."
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A Buff Sandstone Frieze of Vishnu, Lakshmi, Shiva and Parvati India, Uttar Pradesh, 10th Century
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A Buff Sandstone Frieze of Vishnu, Lakshmi, Shiva and Parvati India, Uttar Pradesh, 10th Century

A Buff Sandstone Frieze of Vishnu, Lakshmi, Shiva and Parvati   India, Uttar Pradesh, 10th Century
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3000 year-old stone Buddha at Ayutthaya, Thailand♥♥♥
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Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa, 700s. Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century,sandstone. In one episode of Shiva's mythology, he presses down his big toe to quell the ten-armed demon Ravana, who tried to steal Mount Kailasa and take it away to his island. As Ravana was trying to shake the mountain loose, Parvati turned and clung to Shiva in fear-the moment depicted in this magnificent sculpture, which once formed part of a temple exterior.
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Ravana Shaking Mount Kailasa, 700s. Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Chandela Dynasty, 8th century,sandstone. In one episode of Shiva's mythology, he presses down his big toe to quell the ten-armed demon Ravana, who tried to steal Mount Kailasa and take it away to his island. As Ravana was trying to shake the mountain loose, Parvati turned and clung to Shiva in fear-the moment depicted in this magnificent sculpture, which once formed part of a temple exterior.

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Shiva tandav nritya at ellora cave known as ramesvara , Aurangabad , Maharashtra , India

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Head of Vishnu, 300s,Central India, Madhya Pradesh, Vidisha, Gupta Period (320-647).Vishnu is the second god in the Hindu triumvirate (orTrimurti). The other two gods are Brahma and Shiva.Brahma is the creator of the universe and Shiva is the destroyer. Vishnu is the preserver and protector of the universe.His role is to return to the earth in troubled times and restore the balance of good and evil.

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