Thursday , 29 June 2017

Category Archives: Shiva

All about Mahanandi Temple – Andhra Pradesh

Mahanandi is a holy shivaite ancient pilgrimage center located in Kurnool District of Andhra Pradesh dedicated to Lord Shiva. This 7th century shrine is a beautiful temple with unique rough uncut linga with two cavities. The specialty of this temple that the priests allow us to touch the Lord. The other uniqueness of this temple is the huge Nandi in ... Read More »

Shiva Mahimna Stotram with Lyrics and Meaning

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The Shiva Mahimna Stotra is very popular among the devotees of Lord Shiva and is considered one of the best among all Stotras (or Stutis) offered to Lord Shiva. The legend about the circumstances leading to the composition of this Stotra is as follows.  The Composition (Story of Pushpadanta) A king named Chitraratha had constructed a nice garden . There ... Read More »

Maha Shivratri Puja – Procedure

Shivaratri Pooja has been given tremendous significance in Hindu mythology. It is said that ritual worship of Lord Shiva on a Shivaratri day pleases Lord Shiva the most. Devotees further believe that by pleasing Lord Shankara on the auspicious Shivaratri day, a person is absolved of past sins and is blessed with Moksha or salvation. Shiva Purana further says that ... Read More »

Lord Shiva Aarti

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Jai Shiv Omkara Har Jai Shiv OmKaraBrahma Vishnu Sadashiv Ardhaangi Dhaara Ekanan Chaturanan Panchanan Raajey Hansanan Garurasan Vrishvaahan Saajey Jai Shiv Omkara Har Jai Shiv OmKara Brahma Vishnu Sadashiv Ardhaangi Dhaara Do Bhuj Chaar Chaturbhuj Das Bhuj Te Sohey Teeno Roop Nirakhta Tribhuvan Jan Mohey Jai Shiv Omkara Har Jai Shiv OmKara Brahma Vishnu Sadashiv Ardhaangi Dhaara Akshmala Banmala Mundmala ... Read More »

Lord Shiva and Parvathi Devi – Slokas and Mantras

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The above are some of the slokhas of both Lord shiva and Parvathi which are recieted Daily or on every Mondays. Namah s(h)ivaabhyaam nava yovanaabhyaam Parasparaas(h)lishta vapurdharaabhyaam Nagaendrakanyaa vr(u)shakaethanaabhyaam Namo namah s(h)ankara paarvatheebhyaam ========================================================== Maathaa cha paarvathee daevee pithaa daevo mahaes(h)varah Bhaandhavaa s(h)iva bhakthaas(h)cha svadaes(h)o bhuvanathrayam ========================================================== Vaagarthaaviva sampr(u)kthow vaagartha prathipaththayo Jagathah pitharouvandae paarvathee paramaes(h)varou ================================================================ Mandaara maalaalulithaalakaayai Kapaala maalaangitha ... Read More »

Lord Shiva (Shiv Ratri) – Stories

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Siva Puja is done on the day of Shiva Ratri.  To get Lord grace you need not recite or do special mantras bu what is needed is sincere love for the Lord.  The sincere love will  make a person totally dedicated and pure .  This Purness and dedication, leads to self-realisation leading him, in  eternal blist and joyness. There are ... Read More »

Lord Shiva – Slokas and Mantras

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S(h)ivam s(h)ivakaram s(h)antham s(h)ivaathmaanam s(h)ivoththamam S(h)ivamarga pranaedhaaram pranatho(a)smi sadaas(h)ivam Anyathaa s(h)aranam naasthi tvamaeva s(h)aranam mama Thasmaath kaarunya bhaavaena raksha raksha mahaes(h)vara ===============================================================   Vandaes(h)ambum umaapathim suragurum vandae jagathkaaranam Vandae pannagabhooshanam mr(u)gadharam vandae pas(h)oonaam pathim Vandae soorya s(h)as(h)aanka vahni nayanam vandae mukundapriyam Vandae bhaktha janaas(h)rayam cha varadam vandae s(h)ivam s(h)ankaram ========================================================== Baalaambikaes(h)a vaidyaes(h)a bhava roga haraethicha Japannaama thrayam nithyam mahaaroga nivaaranam ... Read More »

Lingashtakam – With Meaning

Linga Ashtakam – With Meaning Brahma Murari surarchita Lingam Nirmala bhasita sobhita Lingam Janmaja dukha vinasaka Lingam Tat pranamami Sadasiva Lingam I bow before that Lingam, which is the eternal Shiva, Which is worshipped by Brahma, Vishnu and other Devas, Which is pure and resplendent. And which destroys sorrows of birth. Devamuni pravararchita Lingam Kamadahana karunakara Lingam Ravana darpa vinasaka ... Read More »