Jvarabhagnamurti | Lord Shiva as destroyer of unhealthy state

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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 […]

Ekapada Trimurthi, Lord Shiva’s One-footed aspect

Ekapada Trimurthi

Trimurthi is the trinity of three deities Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Ekapada Trimurthi is the form of Lord Shiva where he is described along with Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu forming the trinity. In Ekapada Trimurthi aspect, the central leg of Shiva is more visible than other two smaller legs of Vishnu and […]

Sadashiva & Mahasadashiva: Highest Form of Lord Shiva

Sadashiva is the one of the forms of Lord Shiva. It is believed that Sadashiva is the highest form of Lord Shiva, which has which depicts a deeper philosophy of spiritualism, humanism and existence of God. The form of Sadashiva is also known with the other names like Paramashiva and Parameshwara, both of them giving […]

Ugra, Raudra, Samhara Murti: Lord Shiva in ferocious form

Shiva as Ugra Raudra Samhara murthi

Ugra, Raudra or Samhara Murti is one of the forms of Lord Shiva, in which his state of mood is ferocious. The fury of Lord Shiva is terrific and abnormal in its nature. The words Ugra and Raudra give almost the similar meaning as ‘Terrible’. Samhara’ means to kill. It is believed that the ferocity […]

Kalyanasundara Murthi, Lord Shiva as Bridegroom during the Marriage

Kalyanasundara Murthi, Lord Shiva as bridegroom

Kalyanasundara Murthi is the lord Shiva himself. He is called as Kalyana Sundara Murthi at the time he gets married to Goddess Shakti, when she was in the form of Parvati. Goddess Shakti, as Parvati Devi, was born to Parvata Raja. Parvata Raja is the one of the wealthiest kings on Earth. Parvati was in […]

Significance of Ardhanarishvara | Lord Shiva’s Half Man-Woman form

Ardhanarishvara

What is the Significance of Ardhanarishvara, Lord Shiva’s Half Man-Woman form? The importance of Ardhanarishvara Tathwa of Lord Shiva is mentioned here.. As the name Ardhanariswara means “Half Man-Woman”, it is the composite form of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is depicted as half male and half female, right side male Shiva and left side […]

Dakshinamurthy | Lord Jnana Dakshinamurthi | Medho Dakshinamurthy

Lord Dakshinamurthy

Lord Dakshinamurthy, also referred to as Jnana Dakshinamurthi or Medho Dakshinamurthy, is an aspect of Shiva as a Guru who teaches us the knowledge or Jnana and improves our Medho or Medha shakti (mind power). The aspect of Dakshinamurthy represents Lord Shiva as the universal teacher of wisdom apart from his regular duty of dissolution […]

Kiratamurti, Lord Shiva as Hunter (Shiva Presented Pashupathastra to Arjuna)

Kiratamurti is the form of Lord Shiva where he appears as the hunter in the epic of Mahabharata. The cause behind this form of Kiratamurthi is to present Arjuna the most powerful weapon called Pashupatastra. Lord Shiva grants this weapon to Arjuna, because of the fact that Arjuna needs to accumulate the strength of divine […]

Batuk Bhairav Jayanti 2019

Batuk Bhairav Jayanti is the first appearance of Batuk Bhairav, an incarnation of Lord Shiva. In 2019, Batuk Bhairav Jayanti date is June 12. Baba Batuk Nath (Batuk Bhairav) is mainly worshipped by Tantric followers and the Aghoras. This form of Shiva is more famous in North India than Southern parts of the country. Batuk […]

Gaurilila Samanvitha murthy

Umamaheshwara Lord Shiva Parvati

Gaurilila Samanvitha murthy is the Lord Shiva himself, in one of the forms where his presence includes Goddess Parvati as well. ‘Gauri’ refers to Goddess Parvati and ‘Lila’ refers to the wonderful and easeful tactics done by Gods to save their devotees from the troublesome situations. Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati always take care of their […]

Lord Veerabhadra Swamy

Lord Veerabhadra Swamy

Lord Veerabhadra is said to be a creation of Lord Shiva. It is believed that the personification of Lord Shiva’s power is none other than Veerabhadra. Even Lord Vishnu is not the match for Veerabhadra in the war field. Such is the power of Lord Shiva, according to the epics. In the same way, when […]

Shiva & Bhairava: Why Bhairava is a sign of Shiva’s fury?

Bhairava is a sign of Shiva’s fury. According to the stor relate on the opportunity, the Trimurti gods, Brahma, Vishnu plus Shiva was present chatting in a vital frame of mind because on the way to who be better of them every one. Within the lively dispute, Shiva felt upset by comments completed by Brahma […]

Kshetrapala Murthi, Lord Shiva who safeguards Temples

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Kshetrapalamurthi is the form of Lord Shiva, where he safeguards the temples. In many of the epics, it is described that Lord Shiva often takes the form of Kshetrapalamurti, as he is concerned about the temples belonging to all the Gods, where the devotees feel the presence of the God. This sort of Belief has […]

Bhikshatanamurti | Significance of Lord Shiva as Bhikshatana murti

Lord shiva as Bhikshatanamurthi

Bhikshatanamurti is one of the aspects of Lord Shiva. The word Bhikshatanamurthi means Supreme Mendicant. Though the word Mendicant refers to Beggar, it is mostly referred to ascetics, religious followers or supreme sages. There are different kinds of beliefs about the concept of Bhiksatanamurti. Some believe that Lord Shiva roams around the world in the […]

Gajasura Samharamurti: Lord Shiva who killed Gajasura

Demon Gajasura performed an unusual penance and obtained the boons, which were very extreme in nature. With this, he gained the power of conquering the Universe and started torturing all kinds of beings to praise him as the Lord. Al the Gods plead to Lord Shiva as he is the only deity who could save […]

Origin of Ashtamurti (Lord Shiva)

It is to be noted that different ancient Vedas largely refer to Lord Rudra as alternatively Lord Shiva with nearly having different qualities and eight different names. It is to be remembered that the aspect of Astamurti originated from such eight attributes that was successfully create the Shiva. It is to be observed that the […]

Ashta Bhairava, the Moving Forms of Lord Shiva

Ashta Bhairava means the eight manifestations of Lord Bhairava Swamy. Lord is the moving form of Lord Shiva. The Lord is strongly believed as the guard of the directions. The eight directions of this universe is said to be controlled by eight Maha Bhairavars. Each and every Bhairavar has eight sub Bhairavars directly under them. […]

Ravana Anugrahamurthi, Lord Shiva who blessed Ravana

Ravana anugrahamurthi is none other Lord Shiva himself. This name says that he showered his grace on the demon king Ravana in the epic Ramayana. Ravana is one of the profound devotees of Lord Shiva. It is said that demon Ravana is the foremost devotee to Lord Shiva ever in the history. He is the […]

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 […]

Tripada Trimurti: Lord Shiva as Three footed Trinity

Trimurthi is the trinity of three deities Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva. Tripada Trimurthi is the form of Lord Shiva where he is described along with Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu forming the trinity. In the Tripada Trimurthi form, the legs of Vishnu and Shiva are seen, that is the reason it is called […]