Jvarabhagnamurti, Lord Shiva as destroyer of unhealthy state

Jvarabhagnamurti is the form of Lord Shiva, where he is known as the destroyer of the unhealthy state. This implies he is the Lord of Good health and grants a healthy life in all aspects of life.

Lord Shiva is known as the doctor of doctors in many epics. The devotees of Lord Shiva blindly utter his name to overcome certain diseases and some crucial health hazards.

The devotees will have the sacred Ashes, which is also known as Vibhoodi, and apply as a medicine in the case of emergency. This belief is profound amongst the Shaivites, who religiously follow the Lord in all the aspects. Lord Shiva is also known as the God granting the long life and happiness.

The Shaivites believe in fasting and offering the sacred Leaf called Bilvapatra, towards Lord Shiva, when they are suffering from various unknown diseases. Lord Shiva, as Jvarabhagnamurti, cured a lot many incurable diseases and saved his devotees, who reel under poverty and illness. Lord Shiva is being worshipped as the God of Good Health by so many old people in India and abroad.

Lord Shiva wears Rudraksha, which has a divine significance in the religious sectors. People war the Rudrakshas, to avoid unhealthy. Wearing a Rudraksha is also treated as the alternative for being healthy and has become a religious tradition among many devotees.

Jvarabhagnamurti’s presence is also felt among the non-Shaivites, as they believe in wearing the Rudrakshas, offering Bilvapatras and performing various kinds of Abhishekas to Lord Shiva. Thus the name Jvarabhagnamurti is entitled to Lord Shiva in this way.

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