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lingam

The ancient Hindu term for the penis, which appears in the Kama Sutra and is often associated with Tantric sex.

lingam

A symbol for the penis in Indian religion. The Hindu phallic image of the god Siva. See also YONI.
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The discovery of the tallest Shiv Linga at Ziro (as mentioned in 17th chapter of 1893 edition of Shivapuran that the tallest Shiva Linga will appear at a place to be called Lingalaya and later the whole place will be known as Arunachal) is another indicator of the certainty of emergence of the Kalki avatar from this land, he said with conviction.
While trekking, he carries his mother in front and keeps a large Shiva linga made of stone weighing as much as his mother in the back to balance the kanwar .
Jyothirmai Reddy under the guidance of Kumaraswamy Dixitar and Pancha Mukha Shiva Linga would be its "primary deity".