Just like famous actors and politicians are friends and its only their followers and fans who clash amongst each other, Shiva and Vishnu are truly one and the same. Its only their followers that nurture enmity.
- Sri Krishna asks Arjuna to meditate on Lord Shiva to obtain Pasupatastra
- The Nataraja temple in Chidambaram has Lord Govindaraja Perumal sannadhi
- The Ekamreswara temple in Kanchipuram has a sanctum for Lord Vishnu
- In Tirukkurungudi, a divya desam of Sri Vaishnavas, there are temples of Mantragirishwara and Kalabairava.