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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

  

 

 

  Nandi, mount of Shiva

 

Thailand

Giant statue at Wihaan Sadet Pho Phra Siwa (fig.) in Bangkok, of the Hindu god Shiva seated on his mount or vahana, the bull Nandi. The Zebu or Holy Cow is the first creature that surfaced during he Churning of the Ocean of Milk (fig.) and is hence sometimes depicted on waves of milk (fig.).