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  Shiva in Thai style

 

Thailand

In Thai art, Shiva is usually portrayed with his hair plaited in a large tuft, a Brahman cord (fig.) as a snake, an urna on his forehead and a crescent in his hair. His attributes are a trisula and an axe, and he is sitting on a tiger hide.

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