Sentence Examples with the word Linga

Fully described in the Puranas, it is in the form of the linga (phallic emblem) that he is almost universally worshipped.

Snorri Stur- and Tag- luson (1178-1241) the Icelandic author using this linga Saga.

Immediately surrounding it is the rich farming land of the Monocacy valley, but from a distance it appears to be completely shut in by picturesque hills and mountains; to the E., the Linga ore Hills; to the W., Catoctin Mountain; and to the S., Sugar Loaf Mountain.

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The temple, which usually stands in the middle of a court, is as a rule a building of very moderate dimensions, consisting either of a single square chamber, surmounted by a pyramidal structure, or of a chamber for the linga and a small vestibule.