Importance of Lord Shiva’s Trishula

Lord Shiva Trishula

Importance of Lord Shiva’s Trishula, why Shiva holds Trishula, Trident in his hand? What is the importance of Trishula of Lord Shiva? Lord Shiva called as ‘Destroyer’ (Mahadev) has the power to remove evil with his Trishul. Trishul sometimes symbolises – iccha, kriya and gnana. Trident represents the power to destroy evil and ignorance. Trishul […]

Bhujangastra Murthi, Lord Shiva with Serpent as weapon

Bhujangastra murthi is the form of Lord Shiva, where he uses Serpent as the weapon. The Serpent is well known as one of the main Ornaments of Lord Shiva. But in some circumstances, Lord Shiva has made the Serpent as one of the most dangerous weapons. The Serpent as the weapon is also called as […]

Chandrasekhara (Chandramouleshwara Swamy): Lord Shiva wearing Moon on his head

Lord Shiva as Chandrashekhara

Chandrasekhara is one of the forms of Lord Shiva, in which he is referred to the one wearing moon on his head front. It is being referred in many Slokas, Puranas and Pujas related to Lord Shiva. The term ‘Chandra’ is referred to Moon and ‘Sekhara’ is referred to Lord Shiva. While there are many […]

Snake around Shiva’s neck, Why Lord Shiva wears Snakes

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Lord Shiva is often depicted with snakes around the neck. Why Lord Shiva wears snakes around his neck? What is name of the snake which worn by Shiva? Snake is one of the Symbols or attributes of Shiva and the symbolism of wearing snake is explained in many Puranas. Lord Shiva lives in mountains and […]

Bhujanga Lalita Murthy | Lord Shiva wearing Snakes as Ornaments

Bhujanga Lalita Murthy Lord Shiva

Bhujanggalalitamurti is the form of Lord Shiva, when the serpents are associated with Lord Shiva in the form of Ornaments. As Lord Shiva is known for wearing the serpents as Garlands round his neck, he is also called as Nagabhushana. Serpents form a primary part of Lord Shiva’s Ornaments. Lord Shiva wears the serpents all […]

Significance of Damru, Trishul and Crescent Moon on Lord Shiva’s head

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What is the significance of Damru (drum), Trishul (trident) and the crescent moon on Lord Shiva’s head? What is the importance of Lord Shiva’s attributes? To this question, let’s hear the explanation from Sri Sri Ravishankar Guruji of Art of Living in his own words… Shiva tatva is where there is no mind, and the Moon […]

Lord Shiva – brief details

History speaks well about Lord Shiva and suggests that he is not only a destroyer of evil spirits but he had offered himself many times to save men kind; one such example is “Samudra Manthan.” During that great event when poison extracted, which was strong enough to kill all people, everyone was scared that time […]