Hindu iconography contains symbolic references to animal forms, often in combination with divinities. Look at this article to get an idea of some of the animals Hindus revere: The Sacred Animals of Hinduism. Select one (1) specific animal to highlight in the context of Hinduism, doing additional research beyond that website. You should title your initial thread with the animal you have chosen, and address the following in your post as appropriate:
– What does your chosen animal represent for Hindus?
– Is there a story behind the animal that explains its importance for Hindus?
– How is the animal included in Hindu art?
– Thoroughly explore this animal in the context of Hinduism, providing specific examples to support your conversation.
Please note: You are required to do research in association with each of the discussion topics so that you can provide accurate information. For example, in this topic you would want to explore your chosen animal and its symbolism in the context of Hinduism. Ensure that you provide original writing (do not copy the words of your sources) in 200 words and that the citations are in proper MLA (Modern Language Association) citation format: MLA Format