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Ardhanarishvara

Ardhanarishvara
 
An iconographic representation of Shiva called (Ardhanārīśvara) shows him with one half of the body as male and the other half as female. According to Ellen Goldberg, the traditional Sanskrit name for this form (Ardhanārīśvara) is best translated as "the lord who is half woman", http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiva#Ardhanarishvara
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