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  Saivite sadhu

 

India

A Saivite sadhu with on his forehead a tri-pundra, the sectarian mark that consists of three horizontal lines and which is worn by followers of the Hindu god Shiva (fig.).

 

In addition, this Saivite is holding a trident, a weapon and an attribute of Shiva known as a trisula.

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  Saivite sadhu