12 January 2009

Shiva- The destroyer or transformer.

The destroyer or transformer.

Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva represent the three primary aspects of the divine in Hinduism and are collectively known as the Trimurti .Brahma is the creator, Vishnu is the maintainer or preserver, and Shiva is the destroyer or transformer

Rishi Vishvamitra and Menaka

is one of the most venerated rishis or sages of ancient times in India. Menaka is considered one of the most beautiful of the heavenly Apsaras. She was sent by Indra, the king of the Devas, to break the severe penance undertaken by Vishvamitra.