Shiva Shakti Poojan

Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati

Shiva Shakti Poojan is observed in Chaitra Month. In 2021, Shiva Shakti Poojan date is April 15. It falls on the third day of bright half of Chaitra Month, the first month in Hindu calendar (Chaitra Shukla Tritiya). On this day, the divine couple – Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped with Shodashopachar Puja […]

Significance of Bilva Patra in Shiva Puja

Bilva Patra Puja to Lord Shiva

One who worships Mahadeva in the form Linga at the root of Bilva becomes a purified soul, shall certainly attain Siva. One who pours water over his head at the root of the Bilva can be considered to have taken his bath in all sacred waters in the earth verily he is holy. Seeing the […]

Panchayatana Puja, Worship of Five Principal Deities

Panchayatana Puja is one of the procedures of worship in Smarta Sampradaya of Hinduism. The origin of Panchayatana Puja dates back to Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada times in 8th century. It is a procedure of worshipping five primordial deities of Hindus – Ganesha, Shiva, Vishnu, Devi, and Surya. Based on the tradition of the devotee (performer […]

Eka Bilvam Shivarpanam (Telugu)

Eka Bilvam Shivarpanam – Importance of Bilva Patra Shiva Pooja in Telugu…. ఏక బిల్వం శివార్పణం పరమ శివుని పూజించుకునేటప్పుడు మనం “ఏక బిల్వం శివార్పణం” అంటూ మారేడు దళాలను సమర్పించుకుంటూ పూజించుకుంటాము. ఙ్ఞానస్వరూపమయిన పరమాత్ముడే పరమశివుడు. మనలోని అఙ్ఞానాన్ని రూపుమాపి, ఙ్ఞానజ్యోతిని వెలిగించి, మన మనసులను పవిత్రం చేసి, నిర్మలమైన జీవనాన్ని కలిగించమని, ఙ్ఞానస్వరూపమైన మారేడు దళాలను స్వామికి సమర్పించుకుంటూ ఉంటాము. మారేడు దళాలను పరిశీలించినప్పుడు మూడు దళాలు కలిసి ఒక్క […]

Why should Hindus worship Lord Shiva?

Lord Siva is one of the most revered gods of the Hindu pantheon, regarded as the Lord of the all powerful Gods themselves. Among all the 33 crore Hindu dev-devis , if there is one god who has successfully treaded all social hierarchies and enjoyed popularity among people from all classes and castes, then it […]

6 Dravyas for Shivalinga Abhishekam

In Hindu religious history, Puja is a one of the ways to please God by worshiping him through a particular procedure involving some steps. In this festival of Maha Shivarathri, it is actually the Puja that plays the most significant role. It is said that on this day if a devotee pleases Lord Shiva, he […]

Worship of Lingam & its religious significance

Shivalingam

Worship of Lingam & its religious significance, what is the religious significance of Shiva Lingam? Generally it is largely believed that God is not having any shape.  In all the places, the omnipresent Lord Shiva will be present. it is to be highly remembered that this is strongly represented by the perfect shape of Shiva […]

Why should a devotee worship Lord Shiva?

Bilva Patra Puja to Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva is one of three triads of Hindu Gods; the other two are Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma. According to Vedas and other ancient writings we find that Lord Vishnu is considered as the saver or supporter, Lord Brahma is considered as the father or creator and Lord Shiva is considered as the destroyer. […]

Rudrabhishekam Pooja Items List

Rudrabhishekam Pooja Items List – the list of material needed for Rudrabhishekam pooja is given here. Rudrabhishekam is one of the main Shiva Pooja procedures. Here is the list of items needed for Rudrabhishekam Pooja… milk – 2 litres yogurt – 250 gms ghee – 250 gms honey – 200 gms sugar – 250 grams coconuts – 2 to 5 vibhooti […]

Significance of Shaivism

The oldest of the four major sects of Hinduism is Shaivism and the other sects are Smartism, Shaktism and Vaishnavism. The followers of the Shaivism are known as Shiva as the Supreme Being, “Saivites” or “Saivas” or “Shaivas”. According to Hindu religious pundits and scholars, Shaivas strongly believe that Lord Shiva is “All and in […]

Significance of Lingam worship

The most predominant part of Hindu Religion is Lingam worship which is considered to be a representation of Hindu lord Shiva.  Lingam worship is primarily found in temples. Lord Shiva has been considered to be the creator of this universe and is worshipped with great devotion almost everywhere. Devotees regard Lingam to be lord Shiva […]

Why is Lord Shiva worshiped by Hindus?

Shiva is a Hindu deity among the Trimurti (The Hindu Trinity of the primary aspects of the divine). Lord Shiva is known as ‘the Destroyer’ or ‘the Transformer’. He is the Super most God within the three most influential denominations in Hinduism where as in other branches of Hinduism, he is regarded as one of […]

Benefits of worshipping Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva

The scriptures of Lord Shiva states that whoever worships his and Ma Parvati’s statue on Mahashivaratri and fasts will be dearer to him than his own son Kartik. Therefore, Lord Shiva’s devotees observe a strict fast on Mahashivaratri, with many people not even consuming a drop of water. Worshippers religiously follow all the traditions and […]

Benefits of worshipping Shivalingam

shiva-lingam

In Hinduism, the Linga form is the most popular way of worshipping Lord Shiva. It is also known as Shivlinga or Shivling. The Linga is a symbol that is used as a way to give form to an entity that has no form. In Hinduism, the formless is known as Brahman or Supreme Being. When […]

Significance of worshiping Lingam

The Shiva Lingam is considered to be a symbol of energy coming out of the ‘Lord of the Universe’. It is worshipped by Hindus all over the world. They seek the blessings of the Lord Almighty, for the well being of their family. The worship of the Lingam is considered to be a symbolic belief […]