Brahma has 4 faces, shiva has 3 eyes , vishnu has 4 arms and many deities has many various shapes. Why? were they mutating their body or they had power of soul? Does any scripture state something about such mechanisms?

  • I think its symbolic Commented May 23, 2016 at 13:43
  • There might be some reason behind that ,which we cant understand clearly. But i think this is the way to seperate normal human beings from gods, by giving them the features that dose not normaly appear in human form. Commented May 25, 2016 at 18:46
  • There are many forms of Hanuman which are not famous. Panchamukhi Hanuman has five faces. See this post and Parasara samhita for more details. Commented Feb 14, 2017 at 3:34


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