Siva vs Shaivism - What's the difference?

siva | shaivism |


As a proper noun siva

is (hindu deity).

As a noun shaivism is

a sect comprising the worshipers of the god siva.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

siva

English

Alternative forms

* Shiva

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The Hindu God of Destruction.
  • Coordinate terms

    * Brahma, Vishnu

    Derived terms

    (Hindu god of destruction) * Sivaism * Sivaist * Sivaite

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    shaivism

    Alternative forms

    * Saivism * Sivaism * Shivaism

    Noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A sect comprising the worshipers of the god Siva.
  • Derived terms

    * Shaivite

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