Welcome to another segment of Tomb-Raider-Groupies's UNEARTHED, where we show you the real and unique facts behind Lara's adventures. Today, we will be focusing on a particular enemy that Lara encounter in her third adventure in India: the Shiva statues of Doom. We are going to explore the real story behind Shiva and who he is and why Lara encountered statues-to-life in her adventure!
In traditional Hinduism, there is a trinity composed of three gods which are very sacred to those who practice the religion: Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. Shiva is probably one of the most interesting of the three for just the sake of his very duality like origins. Shiva himself, represents or is associated with goodness, benevolence, and while he may serve as a protector, it's almost as if these characteristics have a price. For he is also tied between being the leader of evil spirits, vampires, ghosts, master of beggars, thieves and villains. He has been