• #2402
  • Indian Indian (culture)
  • Mount Mount (attribute)
  • Celestial Celestial (attribute)
  • Friendly Friendly (behaviour)

The bull that is a mount for the Hindu god Shiva. Nandi represents the victory of overcoming negative natural instincts of man. He is therefore a cheerful traveller and bestows virtue and justice. He is usually seen lying down by Vishnu and taught man how to dance and make music.

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