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  Ardhanari with mounts

 

Thailand

A bas-relief at Wihaan Sadet Pho Phra Siwa (fig.) in Bangkok, depicting the Hindu deity Ardhanari, i.e. the hermaphrodite form of Shiva (fig.) and his consort Parvati or Uma (fig.), here depicted with their respective mounts, i.e. the bull Nondi (fig.) and the lion (fig.).