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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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Of specific interest are the fragments of dvarashakhas, Shivalingas and sculptures weathered beyond recognition.
Indeed, the possibility of such a sight is given so much importance that some non-figural supports, like Shivalingas, may be endowed with engraved eyes or draped with cloths so that they may take on an anthropomorphic appearance.
Combining a Ramamudra and a Shivalinga in the same mandala poses no doctrinal problems.
In thousands of temples to Shiva in South India, an axe-wielding figure sits facing towards the northern wall of the main shrine, often in his own little shrine, just beyond the north-pointing spout through which liquids poured over the Shivalinga emerge.
Flanking the seat on the elephant's back are square metallic extensions on which are seen a Shivalinga on the right and a Ganesha on the left.
Tenders are invited for laying of cc road from medari narsaiah (h) to chelupuri janarthan (h) at shivalinga puram in manuguru municipality