Siva

[ see-vuh, shee-vuh ]
/ ˈsi və, ˈʃi və /

noun Hinduism.

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Siva

Shiva

/ (ˈsiːvə, ˈsɪvə) /

noun

Hinduism the destroyer, one of the three chief divinities of the later Hindu pantheon, the other two being Brahma and Vishnu. Siva is also the god presiding over personal destinies

Word Origin for Siva

from Sanskrit Śiva, literally: the auspicious (one)
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