1. Religion & Spirituality

Nandi, Shiva's Vehicle

Image Gallery of Hindu Symbols

By

Endearing images that adorn Hindu art, architecture and iconography, from Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami's Dancing with Siva. Illustrations by A Manivel.
Nandi, Shiva's Vehicle

Nandi is Lord Siva's mount, or vahana. This huge white bull with a black tail, whose name means "joyful," disciplined animality kneeling at Siva's feet, is the ideal devotee, the pure joy and strength of Saiva Dharma. Aum.

Reproduced with permission from the Himalayan Academy
Note for Parents and Educators: You may visit minimela.com to purchase many of these resources at a very low cost, for distribution in your community and classes.
Top Related Searches
  • parents
  • ©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.