Stories from Shiva Purana

Shiva Puran 7 37-42.mp4-175

Shiva Puran 7 37-42.mp4-175

BIRTH OF LORD VINAYAKA

Once the divine mother, Devi Parvati has created a little boy out of her sweat, and named him as Vinayaka.

LOSING OF HEAD AND FITTING OF ELEPHANT HEAD

Once while Parvati was taking bath, Vinayaka guarded her, and even when Lord Shiva tried to enter, the little boy Vinayaka stopped him from entering into the place of his mother Ma Parvati, where she was taking bath. Due to that Lord Shiva had got angry with Lord Vinayaka, and chopped his head with his trident, and made him to lose his head. On hearing this incident, Ma Parvati was got very much anger with Lord Shiva, and in order to please her, Lord Shiva had ordered his divine attendants, to fit an elephant head into the body of Lord Vinayaka.

ACQUIRING ENORMOUS POWERS
After Lord Vinayaka was brought back to life, many Devas including Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma had granted him enormous boons, and he has also become the “FIRST GOD”.

BIRTH OF LORD MURUGA

Lord Muruga was born out of the third eye spark of Lord Shiva, and hence is called as Shiva Kumara. He was brought up by the star goddesses, also known as Karthigai Pengal. The main purpose of the birth of Lord Muruga is to destroy the evil demon Surapadman and his brothers, in order to maintain peace in the entire universe.

Yuga in Hinduism consists of four. As per ancient Hindu texts, the First Yuga is the Krita Yuga, second one is Treta Yuga, third one is Dvapara Yuga and the fourth and the present yuga is Kali Yuga, in which we are living now. Kali Yuga had started approximately before 5000 years.

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