Origin of Shiva
Related formsShi·va·ism, nounShi·va·ist, nounShi·va·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for shiva
How many times were the names of political prisoners such as Majid Tavakoli or Shiva Ahari raised?How America’s Nuclear Deal Sold Out Iran’s Liberals|David Keyes & Ahmad Batebi|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Second, hundreds of more dissidents remain in jail: Shiva Ahari, Hossein Maleki, and Bahare Hedayat to name just a few.
I noticed that my three main characters, Sarita, Karun and Jaz, formed a trinity just like Vishnu, Shiva, and Devi.A Mathematically Impossible Novel: Manil Suri Explains “The City of Devi”|Manil Suri|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After my father died, he came to the shiva on the fifth or sixth day and walked in with an ironic, pained, "How ya doing kid?"In A Very Deep Way: Remembering Rabbi David Hartman|Bernard Avishai|February 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In the Tantric model, it's Shakti who brings healing and enlightenment to the god Shiva, just as Neytiri does with Jake.
Some time afterwards Shiva and Parwati came again to the temple.
Another fakir stood on a "sacred stone of Shiva," a small stone about five inches in diameter.
One day he formed the wish to fill the shrine of Shiva, the moon-god, with milk up to the ceiling.
"Would you mind explaining first the philosophical idea of the four faces and eight hands of your Shiva," interrupted the padre.
The Shiva temple at Madura is the more interesting as its towers are ornamented with six thousand idols.Humanly Speaking|Samuel McChord Crothers