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lin·gam

 (lĭng′gəm) also lin·ga (lĭn′gə)
n. Hinduism
A stylized phallus worshiped as a symbol of the god Shiva.

[Sanskrit liṅgam, mark, penis.]
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There was also the bizarre ritual of ' linga puja', the worship of the male organ," Dr Sahasrabudhe said.
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Each painting features iconic, centrally placed forms, frequently the ovoid Shiva Linga.