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  Shiva

 

Thailand

The Hindu god Shiva portrayed in Thai style with an urna on his forehead, four arms and holding an ax and a trihsoon or trident with a bando, hourglass-shaped drum that represents creation. On his forehead he wears a tri-pundra, i.e. a pundra, a kind of sectarian mark or tilaka, that consists of three horizontal lines.

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