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Shivling in The shape of Egg

Some Shivlings are in the shape of an egg especially the Banalinga. God as per Hindu concept is formless and That can only be represented symbolically. Shivling in the shape of egg is one such form.

Symbolically the egg-shaped Shivling represents the universe. It is divided into two halves sky and earth.

The egg is also considered the source of life in which both male and female forms are united.