Examples from the Web for siva
When Bieber jabbed at Siva Kaneswaran, a member of the Wanted, he connected.
In this way did Rma attain the supereminent state of Siva, in which he sat sedate without uttering a word.
Most of these are worshippers of Vischnu or of Siva, for Brahma-worship has wholly disappeared.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke
Many of the Gods are held to be incarnations of Vishnu or Siva.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XII.|Arthur Mee
British Dictionary definitions for siva
Word Origin for Siva
Word Origin and History for siva
also Shiva, one of the three supreme gods of Hinduism, lord of destruction and reproduction, 1788, from Hindi Shiva, from Sanskrit Sivah, literally "propitious, gracious," from PIE *ki-wo-, from root *kei- "beloved, dear" (connected with Latin civis "citizen," literally "member of a household"), also "to lie, couch" (cf. cemetery). But by some this is said to be a euphemism. Related: Sivaism; Sivaistic.