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  Shiva and Parvati with Ganesha

 

Malaysia

A sculpture of Shiva, with his consort Parvati and her son Ganesha.

 

Thailand

In this portrait, both Shiva and Ganesha wear the tri-pundra on their foreheads, the sectarian mark of Shaivism, that consists of three horizontal bars. Both Shiva and Parvati also have a bindi, i.e. a red dot between the eyebrows.

 

  Shiva and Parvati with Ganesha