Lord Shiva is known as the destroyer god because he removes all evil from the world.

He has a blue neck because, according to Hindu legend, he swallowed a poison in order to save the universe.

He has three eyes, the third eye is on his forehead. Shiva is one third of the Hindu trinity including Brahma (the Creator) and Vishnu (the Preserver). Lord Shiva lives in the Himalayas. His wife is the goddess Parvati whose deity is to the left of Shiva.

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