The ankh is the Egyptian hieroglyph representing the NH ˁ word, which means "life." It is an attribute of the Egyptian gods that can keep the loop, or wear one in each hand, arms crossed over the chest. This symbol was called crux ansata Latin ("ankh")
Original pinner said: "Isis ( Aset in Egyptian) was originally a Goddess from Nubia and was adopted into Egyptian belief. Her name literally means female of throne, Queen of the throne. Wife and sister to Asar ( Osiris) and mother of Horus.
This depiction of Kali and Shiva references the human experience of death. Kali, who represents dissolution mates with Shiva, who represents creation. She drives him mad and he forgets who he is. For a time, Shiva is lost. Such is death.
This is a diagram that describes the symbolism in the Hindu Ganesh symbol. It is one of Hinduism major symbols. It think it is interesting because even the most basic thing can have so many symbols within.
Ganesha - O Deus do Sucesso e removedor de obstáculos, um das principais deidades hinduístas. Filho dos Deuses Shiva e Parvati, Ganesha também é conhecido como o Deus da Educaçã, conhecimento, sabedoria e riqueza.
Sanātana Dharma (Devanagari: सनातन धर्म meaning "eternal dharma" or "eternal order") which has been proposed as an alternative name for Hinduism (Hindi Hindu Dharm हिन्दू धर्म,) "Hinduism" is a fairly modern term promoted first by Westerners.