Kartikeya is the Hindu god of war.

According to legend, Kartikeya took the form of a tiger and engaged in days-long combat with a warrior. When the warrior eventually emerged victorious, both man and beast fused as one to become the entity known as Sherdil.[1]

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Bas-relief depicting Kartikeya's battle with the warrior.

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