Bhagwan Shiv Shankar / भगवान शिव शंकर
Shiva ( शिव ) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the Supreme Being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism.
Shiva is the "destroyer of evil and the transformer" within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and Vishnu.
In Shaivism tradition, Shiva is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe.
Shiva is known by many names such as -
- Devendra (chief of the gods)
- Trilokinatha (lord of the three realms)
- Ghrneshwar (lord of compassion).