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  saivite cord

 

India

A saivite cord hanging over the shoulder of a Saivite priest in a Shiva temple in Pushkar (fig.).

 

Though generally worn over the left shoulder, this priest has it hanging over his right shoulder, which is usually done when performing a death rite.

 

  saivite cord