Shiva is usually worshipped in the abstract form of Shiva linga. In images, he is represented as immersed in deep meditation or dancing the Tandava dance upon Apasmara, the demon of ignorance in his manifestation of Nataraja, the Lord of the dance. He is also the father of the deities Ganesha, Murugan (Kartikeya), and Ayyappan (Dharma Sastha). The Sanskrit word Shiva (Devanagari: is an adjective meaning "auspicious, kind, gracious". As a proper name it means "The Auspicious One", used as a name for Rudra.In simple English transliteration it is written either as Shiva or Siva. The adjective Å›iva, meaning "auspicious", is used as an attributive epithet not particularly of Rudra, but of several other Vedic deities. We manufacture an enchanting collection of Black Metal made sculptures of Gods & Goddesses. The elaborately carved idols are available in different postures, size & weight with verying finishes. Available in different finished like polished black metal, powder coated etc., these statues exhibit superior craftmanship. The picture of Shiv Ji which is made from Aluminium . It's very beautiful poses of Shiv Ji. Its Size is 18".