Ardhanarishvara represents the synthesis of masculine and feminine energies of the universe and illustrates how Shakti, the female principle of God, is inseparable from Shiva, the male principle of God. The union of these principles is exalted as the root and womb of all creation. Another view is that Ardhanarishvara is a symbol of Shiva's all-pervasive nature. Divine your wall with our high quality original acrylic canvas painting. Apart from worship you can gift this to a family or a friend. You can add a good set of lights to the place where the painting is, and the decor will give a different feel and look to the place.