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Trimurti

 

in Hinduism, the doctrine of the unity of three major deities: Brahma, Shiva, and Vishnu. The Trimurti is represented as having one head with three faces. The most famous representation is the enormous sculpture of the Trimurti found in a grotto temple on Elephanta Island, near the city of Bombay.

Trimurti

Hindu triad of Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva. [Hinduism: Brewer Dictionary, 1101]
See: Trinity
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Name two of the three deities in the Hindu Trinity or Trimurti.