Nandi comes from the Tamil word Nandhu, which means to grow.

The worship of Shiva and Nandi can be traced back to the Indus Valley civilization.

The white colour of the bull represents purity and justice.

Nandi is considered to be the mount of Lord Shiva and a guardian of Kailasa

Nandi is believed to be immortal and is the head of all of Lord Shiva’s followers.

Most Shaivite temples have a depiction of a bull-headed figure.