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A Dictionary of Hinduism

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2009
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An abstract or aniconic representation of Śiva, which is the form in which the god is most usually worshipped, whether in ...

Liṇga

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A Dictionary of Asian Mythology

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2002

The Liṇga is the sacred phallus and principal symbol of the Hindu (see Hinduism entries) god Śiva (see

Liṅga(m)

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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(Skt., ‘symbol’).

Hindu term for a mark or sign, especially the sign or symbol of generative energy. The liṅga and

lingam

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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a symbol of divine generative energy, especially a phallus or phallic object as a symbol of Shiva. The word comes from Sanskrit ...

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