Bhagwan Shiv Shankar | Mahadev | Lord Shiva | Shiv Ji / भगवान शिव शंकर
Lord 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.
Bhagwan Shiva is the "destroyer of evil and the transformer" within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and Vishnu.
In Shaivism tradition, Bhagwan Shiva is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe.
Shiva is known by many names such as -