Nandi
or Nadi geographical name village Fiji on W Viti Levu Island

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  • Nandi — may refer to: Nandi (bull), the white bull on which Lord Siva rides Nandi Awards, Film awards given to Tollywood personalities and films Nandi people, an ethnic group from Africa Nandi languages Nandi (mother of Shaka) (1760–1827), daughter of… …   Wikipedia

  • Nandi — Père Kashyapa Mère Surabhî Monture Shiva …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nandi —    Nandi is the divine white bull who is the vehicle of SHIVA. He is the son of Kashyapa, a well known RISHI (sage), and Surabhi (the wish giving cow). In his form as Nandikeshvara, represented as a human with a bull’s head, he is believed to be… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Nandi — Nandi(n), et væsen i Civa s følge, særlig hans tyr, inkarneret som Basava. Han repræsenteres af en mængde frigivne tyre, som sværmer omkring Civa templerne, og af en pyntet tyr, som omvandrende jangama er i Nordindien fører omkring med sig …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Nandi — /nahn dee/, n. a town on W Viti Levu, in the Fiji Islands: airport. /nahn dee/ n. Hinduism. the bull companion of Shiva. /nahn dee/, n., pl. Nandis, (esp. collectively) Nandi for 1. 1. a member of an agricultural people of southwestern Kenya. 2.… …   Universalium

  • Nandi — Das Wort Nandi bezeichnet eine Ethnie in Kenia, siehe Nandi (Volk) Nandi Expedition, den gegen das Volk gerichtete Ausrottungsfeldzug 1905/6 ein Distrikt in Kenia, siehe Nandi District eine Hügellandschaft in Kenia, siehe Nandi Hills (Kenia) eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nāndi — Main article: Ismaili Part of a series on Shī‘ah Islam …   Wikipedia

  • Nandi — Una escultura de Nandi en Mysore, Karnataka Nandi es el toro que Shiva monta y el portero de Shiva y Parvati en la mitología hindú. Los templos que veneran a Shiva y Parvati muestran imágenes de piedra de de un Nandi sentado, generalmente mirando …   Wikipedia Español

  • Nandi — Nạndi,   nilotisches Volk in Kenia, nordöstlich des Victoriasees. Die etwa 600 000 Nandi sind kulturell stark von den Masai beeinflusst. Lebensgrundlage ist die Rinderhaltung (mit zahlreichen Riten und Tabus), daneben etwas Feldbau (Hirse, Mais) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • nandi — I. ˈnänˌdē noun (plural nandi) Usage: usually capitalized 1. a. : a pastoral people on the Uganda Kenya frontier b. : a member of such people 2. : a Nilotic language of the Nandi people called al …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nandi — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Nandi Country and Admin Code KE.40 KE …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

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