Shiva

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Alternate Identities

  • Rudra

Ekadasa Rudra (11 Rudra Avatars)

The 11 Rudras that form Ekadasa Rudra manifest at the time of the destruction of the material universe to burn it down and destroy it. They are:

  1. Kapali
  2. Pingala
  3. Bhima
  4. Virupaksha
  5. Vilohita
  6. Shashta
  7. Ajapada
  8. Ahirbidhanya
  9. Sambhu
  10. Chanda
  11. Bhava

Other Avatars

  1. Lord Hanuman

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