siva is called "pittan" or madman as a term of endearment in tamil. there is a famous double-meaning sentence to tie lemons and snakes together

"pittan mudiyerum" = ascends to the head of a madman - applies to a lemon because it is believed to cure insanity and is rubbed on the head of mad men and applies to a snake because its on the head of Siva.

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    You should check out Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa's style of worshipping Goddess Kali😍.
    – user9969
    Feb 4, 2018 at 17:24
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    Bamakhyapa used to argue with Goddess Tara, and very badly...apparently.
    – user9072
    Feb 7, 2018 at 5:19


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