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The Trishul of Lord Shiva

The Trishul of Lord Shiva

“Mahadeva” literally means in Sanskrit, “Highest of all gods”. The mighty Lord Shiva, and his iconic and mesmerising Trishul of Lord Shiva, a weapon of destruction, he even severed the original head of his son Ganesha.  Whilst preforming his cosmic dance he can destroy all three worlds. The weapon as so many representations and it denotes several trinities. The three points have various meaning, significance and their own stories behind them:
Who is Vishwakarma?

Who is Vishwakarma?

Vishwakarma or Vishwakarman (Sanskrit: 'all maker') is a craftsman deity and the divine architect of the gods in Hinduism. Vishwakarma crafted all of the chariots of the gods and weapons including the Vajra of the god Indra. He is also the builder of the god’s palaces. The divine crafts man has four arms wears a crown, with golden jewellery.  He holds a water pot, a book, a noose and crafts man’s tools in his hands.  In the Regveda he is described as the God with multi-dimensional visions and supreme strength.