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RELIGION & MYTHOLOGY

 

 

 

  Mahesvari

 

Thailand

A bronze statue of Mahesvari, the shakti or feminine energy of Mahesvara, i.e. a form of Shiva, at Tantra Thewala, i.e. the ‘Tantra Idol Shrine’, which is also known as Wat Phra Siwa Chao, i.e. the ‘Lord Shiva Temple’, in Bangkok (fig.). She is seated in the royal relaxation-position and on a throne underneath a multi-headed snake, and depicted as a Chaturbuja deity, i.e. with four arms, holding a trident, a cup, a pen and a book as her attributes.

13°47'33.1"N 100°32'47.5"E