Ardhanarishvara

composite form of the Hindu deities Shiva and Parvati

Ardhanarishvara is a form of the Hindu god Shiva joined together with the Hindu goddess Parvati. Ardhanarishvara in statues and drawings is showed as a half-male and half-female.[1]

A painting of Ardhanarishvara drawn about the 1800's.

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  1. "Ardhanarishvara | Hindu deity". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2021-08-20.