KIRAN ATMA: Aniconic
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Hinduism And Hindu Theology - What Is An Aniconic Image?



A deity symbol is a symbol that is used to symbolize a god. 


  • Although human or animal likenesses are more often used to depict deities, some deities are represented by symbols or non-pictorial representations. 
  • The linga and the shalagram, for example, are both well-known symbolic shapes of certain deities—Shiva and Vishnu, respectively.





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