INDIAN MYTHOLOGY

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NANDI

Indian Fertility God

Also known as NANDIN, NANDISA

SHIVA's pet white Bull God

He is SHIVA’s right-hand bovine and stands guarding him in temple situations.

Of course, being a bull, there is a fertility connection. That explains why SHIVA acolytes need to touch his testicles before entering.

If you’re thinking of upgrading your home’s front door, bull’s balls might make an interesting alternative to doorbells or lions-head doorknockers.

NANDI FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : NANDI
Location : India
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Fertility
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : GOOD, quite approachable
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : NANDIN, NANDISA
Popularity index : 186
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Article last updated on 08 February 2013 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Nandi: Indian God of Fertility." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 08 Feb. 2013. Web. 18 September 2014.

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