One of the most important Hindu gods, Siva (or Shiva) is the destroyer, responsible for death and transformation. Whereas many gods are only worshipped in particular areas, Siva is worshipped across India.
Siva Quotes in Kanthapura
The Kanthapura quotes below are all either spoken by Siva or refer to Siva. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Oxford University Press edition of Kanthapura published in 1963.).
Section 1 Quotes
Sometimes people say to themselves, the Goddess of the River plays through the night with the Goddess of the Hill. Kenchamma is the mother of Himavathy. May the goddess bless us!
Section 11 Quotes
Siva Term Timeline in Kanthapura
The timeline below shows where the term Siva appears in Kanthapura. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...to incarnate a god on Earth to save “your enslaved daughter,” and Brahma promises that “Siva himself will forthwith go and incarnate on the Earth and free my beloved daughter from... (full context)