By this, through the grace of Mahadeva, one attaineth to an exalted state.
As the linga of Mahadeva, so do they venerate the bhaga, that is, the female organ.
The Kûrs of the Mahadeva hills are closely allied to the Kharwar.
Mahadeva smiled and relented; but on the condition that they should instantly leave the country.
He who shall bathe in its waters will share the paradise of Mahadeva!
Bathing there and worshipping Mahadeva, one obtaineth the merit of the horse-sacrifice.
And adoring Mahadeva thus the Rishi also said, 'O god of gods, grant me thy grace, so that my asceticism may not diminish.'
One should next proceed to the place called Mayuravala, consecrated to Mahadeva of high intelligence.
The visitor is told that the male figures are Mahadeva, and the female Kali: we could hear of no other deities.
They could grasp the unity of Sivas threefold functions much better and accepted him as Mahadeva at the head of the Trimoorti.