7 Secrets Of Shiva by Devdutt PattanaikWell, if you go by the title, u will be disappointed. But if u read without any exceptation, its definitley a good read. A strange thing happened when I read this one. My 3 year old was asking abt this book and I told a story from this one. She kept silent for sometime and started crying. When I asked, she said she loves Shiva and wanted to see him. I have told her a lot of stories about gods but she never reacted this way. I wonder what makes a 3 yr old cry....is it because Shiva is the Purusha for he connects with the atman/soul? My confused mind is more confused now...
10 Unknown Facts about Lord Shiva (With Shiv Music)
Top 10 Most Amazing Facts of Lord Shiva That You Don’t Know
Har har Mahadev. Here are few stories, which will definitely be of interest to you. People often forget that Shiva had more than just two sons. Of these children, Ayyappa was oldest and Ganesha and Kartikeya are actually the youngest children. It is believed Ashok Sundari was present at the time Ganesha was beheaded. Perhaps the most humble lesson one can learn is from this legend.
Together with Brahma and Vishnu, he represents the Trimurti. Shiva is the transformer or destroyer. He is both gentle and fierce; he is the greatest of renouncers as well as the ideal lover. He is both creator and destroyer, young and old. He is omnipresent in all living beings as pure consciousness. He is worshipped in all countries with a substantial presence of Hinduism and Hindus.
The ultimate power, supreme God, the creator and the destroyer of the universe himself- Lord Shiva , known by names is one of the most revered male deities of Hindus. He is regarded as one of the Trinity Gods who are believed to administer the whole universe.
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1. Hanuman, son of Anjana and Kesari, is actually an avatar of Lord Shiva
When it comes to religion and god, people often mistake the whole arrangement as some magical experience, but in reality symboli When it comes to religion and god, people often mistake the whole arrangement as some magical experience, but in reality symbolism in religions is backed up by modern science. When curious minds raised questions like how, when and why of life and its origin, to which there was no simple explanation, symbolism came to the rescue of the simple minds. Hinduism is a religion of million gods. Lord Shiva also called as Mahadev is one of the most prominent gods of the Hindu pantheon. The depiction of Lord Shiva in the Hindu mythology is based on the Vedas which uses symbolism to show a different aspect of life, its origin, and destruction. He is seated on a skin of a tiger, a number of cobras all around his neck, his long dreadlock type hair with a messy bun up top, the crescent that he wears on the top of his hair, the sacred river Ganga falling from his head and flowing by his side who was brought down from heavens by Bhagiratha, the trident Trishula with a drum called Damru tied to it neck, the symbol of his power, the sacred bull Nandi.