The phallic symbol under which Siva is principally worshiped in his character of the creative and reproductive power.
the Shiva's symbol. It's a stone in the form of a cylinder, sometimes egg-shaped. The lingam is always dwelling in Shiva temples; He represents the creative power of the God and is unanimously worshipped by all hindu people.
A phallic symbol thorugh which Shiva is worshiped as a god of fertility.
an oval-shaped symbol of the Absolute.
the male symbol of reproduction in Hindu sex-worship.
The male sexual organ, both literally and energetically as the Shiva power in the yogic merging of Shiva and Shakti energies throughout the nervous system.
The erect penis: companion to Yoni, and a symbolic of creative power.
A term from the Sanskrit for the genital organ of the God Shiva. This holy symbol of Shiva is nowadays practically worshipped on every street corner and every village square in India (or Nepal). Mostly carved in stone people touch and kiss it and they put offerings of rice, flowers or fruit. Often it is coloured in ochre. Sometimes the lingam is depicted together with the female counterpart, the yoni. Such an image is then called yonilinga (photo: see travelogue day 05 - Kolayat).
the Hindu phallic symbol of Siva
an elliptical symbol of the Supreme Being, used in the worship of Lord Shiva
The dangling male appendage that fits inside a yoni; see yoni.
A stone pillar shaped like a phallus, considered in Hinduism to symbolize Siva, the god of destruction and creation.
The male organ. The Phallus. The symbol under which Siva is usually worshipped
The phallus or, by extension, the cosmic principle of creativity. The worship of the Divine through the symbol of a phallus dates back to the Indus-Sarasvati civilization. Early on Shiva became associated with the symbol of the lingam and its worship. It is the God's most common emblem. Metaphysically, the lingam stands for the unimaginable potency or power of creativity prior to the creation of the world. The male sex organ represents the physical manifestation of the lingam.
lit. "phallus." The masculine principal and male symbol. The lingam and the trident are both common symbols of Shiva.
the worshipped symbols of the organs of reproduction.
phallus-shaped rock symbolizing the god Shiva
a man's "wand of light" from Linga, pillar of adoration and worship of Lord Shiva- cosmic masculine force, igniting destruction or creation, consort and Tantric lover to Shakti
The Lingam (also, Linga, Shiva linga Sanskrit à¤²à¤¿à¤™à¥à¤—à¤‚ , meaning "mark," or "sign,") is a symbol for the worship of the Hindu god Shiva. While its origins are debated, the use of this symbol for worship is a timeless tradition in India. Scholars have connected the origin of the lingam to the early Indus Valley civilisation.