Sivaism

noun Si·va·ism \ˈsēvəˌizəm\
variants: or

Shivaism

\ˈshē-\

Definition of Sivaism

plural

-s

  1. :  a sect comprising the worshipers of the god Siva

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Origin and Etymology of sivaism

Siva, Shiva, supreme god of many Hindu sects (from Sanskrit Śiva, literally, friendly, auspicious) + English -ism; akin to Old English hīwan, plural, members of a household — more at home


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