Bāņalińga

From Hindupedia, the Hindu Encyclopedia

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Banalińga, BAnalińga, Baanalińga


  1. phallus shaped like an arrow; the mark of an arrow
  2. the crypto-crystalline stones obtained from the bed of the river Narmadā, usually prolate speriods in shape and in various colors, that are worshipped as the lińga of Śiva and considered especially auspicious.