Lord Shiva is usually worshipped in the form of Lingam. Lingam worship is famous since ancient times, and if we read Ramayana, we can know that Lord Rama had worshipped Lord Shiva in the form of Shivalingam in Rameswaram Temple, Tamil Nadu. Similarly Markandeya Maharishi, Vibhishana and Ravana also worshipped Shiva in the form of […]

Religious Significance of Banalinga


Banalinga is a sacred stone and symbol of worship for Shaivites. This stone is available majorly in the banks of river Narmada in India. For this reason, it is also called Narmada Banalinga or Narmadeshwara Shiva Linga. According to the Legend, there lived a king of Demon ‘Banasura’ and he possessed a city called ‘Tripura’. […]

Importance of Lingam Worship

Hinduism is a religion which has more than a hundred Gods and Goddesses. Apart from the Greeks the Hindus too boast of a vast mythology and a deep rooted culture. Amongst the Hindus we have a lot many Gods to worship and a numerous holy shrines to visit before we leave for our heavenly abode; […]

Why should a devotee worship Lingam?

Why should a devotee worship Lingam? Indian Religious History – Worshipping Gods and Goddesses If there is one thing that has hardly any parallels throughout the world, it is the Indian mythology. Indian mythology encompasses a plethora of gods and goddesses that have formed the mainstay of sustenance for devotees through worship of these gods […]

Why should pilgrims worship Lingam?

The ‘lingam’ is a common form of worshipping Shiva in Hinduism. The symbol of Linga was an attempt by our ancestors to give some form to the Supreme power or Brahman. It can be interpreted as a symbolic representation of a formless, universal bearer or a complete one. A linga installed over a yoni represents […]

Worship of Lingam & its religious significance


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 […]

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 […]

Types of Shivalingam


On the whole, a shivling is the heavenly unification of the male and the female power, which results in the formation of the globe. In accord with physical laws, it is the grouping of sex organs of both man and the woman. There are two main types of shivlings – a natural shivlinga an artificial […]

Benefits of worshipping Shivalingam


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 […]

Importance of worshipping Lingam

Lingam, generally referred to as Shiva Lingam is an embodiment of Hindu Lord Shiva. Lingam is a Sanskrit word which means “mark” or “symbol”. In physical world, Shiva Lingam is represented along with yoni, the female creative energy, as an elliptical structure on a circular base. It is believed in Hindu mythology that the lingam […]