Lord Shiva avatar names (and other information)

Lord Shiva avatar names (and other information)

List of Lord Shiva avatar names (and other information) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Vishnu (Krishna) and Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before going to "List of Lord Shiva avatar names (and other information)", let us know a brief, basic and very important information. Dear friends, let us now learn various information related to Lord Shiva including "List of Lord Shiva avatars" one by one as given below: Lord Shiva has been worshipped since unknown time now. Lord Shiva's worship is prevailing in Hindu Sanatana Dharma since time immemorial perhaps.  There are various historical and puranic references are present to the worship of Lord Shiva. We can find several divine personalities having worshiped Lord Shiva on different occasions for various reasons. Lord Shiva name...
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Which flowers Lord Shiva does not accept

Which flowers Lord Shiva does not accept

Which flowers Lord Shiva does not accept Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Rishi Romaharshana while reciting the Shiva Purana told the assembled Rishis / sages, "It is very easy to please Lord Shiva. But Lord Shiva must never be worshipped with a ketaki or a champaka flower". "Why, what is wrong with these flowers?" asked the assembled Rishis / sages. Sri Sita Devi and the Ketaki Flower Bhagavan Sri Rama’s father Dasharatha asked Bhagavan Sri Rama to spend fourteen years in the forest. So, Bhagavan Sri Rama went to the forest with his brother Lakshmana and his wife Sri Sita Devi. The three of them started to live on the banks of the river Phalgu. News reached the forest that Dasharatha had died in their absence and a shraaddha (funeral ceremony) had to performed for the dead Raja / king. Bhagavan Sri Rama sent Lakshmana to a nearby village to get the necessary ingredients. Time passed and Lakshmana did...
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What is Har Sahas meaning

What is Har Sahas meaning

What is Har Sahas meaning Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Just before going to "What is Har Sahas meaning", let us know few very important points about Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva was born from the 'manasa' (divine mind) of Sri Brahma Deva. While Sri Brahma Deva was born from the 'nabhi' (divine navel) of Bhagavan Sri Narayana. Lord Shiva's consort name is Sri Parvati Devi. Lord Shiva's children names are Sri Ganesha and Sri Kartikeya. The very important qualities of Lord Shiva are the sarpam / serpent Vasuki around his neck, the adorning crescent moon Sri Chandra Deva, the most pious and holy river Ganga flowing from his matted hair, the third eye (Trinetra) on his forehead, the Trishula / Trident, as his weapon, and the Damaru (A divine drum). Now, let us move forward to know about "What is Har Sahas meaning": Usually, we are often use the word “Hara sahasa” (हर साहस) in our day to...
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Why Linga form for Lord Shiva

Why Linga form for Lord Shiva

Why Linga form for Lord Shiva Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Just before going to "Why only Linga (Ling) form for Lord Shiva", let us know few very important points about Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva was born from the 'manasa' (divine mind) of Sri Brahma Deva. While Sri Brahma Deva was born from the 'nabhi' (divine navel) of Bhagavan Sri Narayana. Lord Shiva's consort name is Sri Parvati Devi. Lord Shiva's children names are Sri Ganesha and Sri Kartikeya. The very important qualities of Lord Shiva are the sarpam / serpent Vasuki around his neck, the adorning crescent moon Sri Chandra Deva, the most pious and holy river Ganga flowing from his matted hair, the third eye (Trinetra) on his forehead, the Trishula / Trident, as his weapon, and the Damaru (A divine drum). Now, let us move forward to know about "Why only Ling (Linga) form for Lord Shiva": Once Brugu Maharshi went...
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What are Lord Shiva names with meaning

What are Lord Shiva names with meaning

What are Lord Shiva names with meaning Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Just before going to know about "What are Lord Shiva names with correct meaning", let us know few very important points about Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva was born from the 'manasa' (divine mind) of Sri Brahma Deva. While Sri Brahma Deva was born from the 'nabhi' (divine navel) of Bhagavan Sri Narayana. Lord Shiva's consort name is Sri Parvati Devi. Lord Shiva's children names are Sri Ganesha and Sri Kartikeya. The very important qualities of Lord Shiva are the sarpam / serpent Vasuki around his neck, the adorning crescent moon Sri Chandra Deva, the most pious and holy river Ganga flowing from his matted hair, the third eye (Trinetra) on his forehead, the Trishula / Trident as his weapon, and the Damaru (A divine drum). There are innumerable names of Lord Shiva. Let us today learn few of Lord Shiva names with correct meaning. List of...
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How Lord Shiva killed Tripurasur

How Lord Shiva killed Tripurasur

How Lord Shiva killed Tripurasur Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Tripurasura – Here Tripurasura means, three demons that is Vidyunmali, Tarakaksha and Kamalakshya, who were sons of Tarakasura (Tarakasura was killed by Kartikeya / Skanda - son of Lord Shiva and Sri Parvati Devi). After the killing of Tarakasura by Skanda, these three sons did a severe penance to Sri Chatur Mukha Brahma Deva and asked for the amaratva (immortality), which Sri Chatur Mukha Brahma Deva refused saying it can’t be given by him. Then they planned and sought another boon seeking three different cities made of Gold, silver and iron respectively, and that three cities align once in thousand years. And these forts built in different worlds shall align once in every 1000 years. This combined fort will be called  Tripura. And if anyone can then destroy Tripura with only a single arrow that shall be the death for...
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What is Lord Shiva and Daksh Prajapati story

What is Lord Shiva and Daksh Prajapati story

What is Lord Shiva and Daksh Prajapati story Namaste friends, how are your doing today? Bhagavan Sri Vishnu and Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! Daksha Prajapati the son of Sri Chatur Mukha Brahma Deva is the father-in-law of Lord Shiva.  Daksha Prajapati had given his daughter Sri Sati Devi (earlier life of Sri Parvati Devi) to Lord Shiva. Daksha Prajapati did Satra Yagna, wherein he had invited all the Devatas (Demogods), of all kakshya and had the blessings of almost all the sages, kinnara, kimpurasha, etc. In the sabha (Meeting hall), Sri Chatur Mukha Brahma Deva was sitting, Lord Shiva was also sitting. When Daksha Prajapati entered the Sabha, he did sastanga namaskara to Sri Chatur Mukha Brahma Deva, his father. Whereas, Lord Shiva didn’t do namaskara to his father-in-law. Actually Lord Shiva need not have respected Daksha Prajapati, as it is neechadhistana. Lord Shiva had done the namaskara to Sri Chatur Mukha Brahma Deva and as he (Lord Shiva) was in deep dhyana of...
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Lord Shiva (full) information (facts) (details) – Part 1 of 2

Lord Shiva (full) information (facts) (details) – Part 1 of 2

Lord Shiva (full) information (facts) (details) - Part 1 of 2 Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Vishnu (Krishna) and Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before going to "Lord Shiva (full) information (facts) (details) - Part 1 of 2", let us know a brief, basic and very important information. Lord Shiva's consort (wife) name is Goddess Sri Parvati Devi and he has two children and their names are Lord Ganesha and Lord Kartikeya. Lord Ganesha's different names are Vinayaka, Lambodara, Ekadanta, Vikata, Sumukha, Balachandra, etc.  Lord Kartikeya's different names are Skanda, Subramanya, Murugan, Shanmukha, Kumara, etc. Information about when to observe Maha Shivaratri is as given below: It has to be observed on Magha Masam (month), Krishna Paksha, Chaturdashi Tithi. But that Chaturdashi day...
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Somnath temple (Prabhas Kshetra) history (information) (facts)

Somnath temple (Prabhas Kshetra) history (information) (facts)

What is Somnath temple (Prabhas Kshetra) history (information) (facts) Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Rama (Narayana) (Vishnu) (Krishna) and Lord Shiva blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before moving towards to know about "What is Somnath temple (Prabhas Kshetra) history (information) (facts)", let us know few basic and important information. Somnath in Sanskrit is written as Somanatha (सोमनाथ / ಸೋಮನಾಥ / sōmanātha). In Hindi it is pronounced and written as Somnath (Sōmnāth). Here Somnath = Som + Nath = Lord Chandra (Moon God) + Ishwar (Lord) = Somnath is someone who is Lord to Lord Chandra (Moon). Once, while describing the origin of puranas, Sutaji told the sages who had assembled at Naimisharanya: 'Lord Shiva had first revealed the contents of Skanda Purana to Goddess Sri Parvati Devi...
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What is Gokarna story of three Shiva Linga

What is Gokarna story of three Shiva Linga

What is Gokarna story of three Shiva Linga Namaste friends, how are you doing today? Welcome to #BhagavanBhakthi website / blog. Bhagavan Lord Sri Krishna blessings to you and your family! In this website / blog, you will always learn about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Also subscribe to my YouTube channel from this link #BhagavanBhakthi to view videos about #Hinduism #Sanskrit language. Just before moving towards to know about "What is Gokarna story of three Shiva Linga", let us know few basic and important information. GOKARNESHWARA - The famous battle of 'Tarakamaya' (Lord Kartikeya killing Tarakasura) had ended. The Devatas / deities after having defeated the demons had once again regained the control of heaven. Sri Brahma Deva being satisfied with the positive outcome of the war was engrossed in his meditation when Sanata Kumara arrived and asked: "O Sri Brahma Deva! I am anxious to know about the origin of three famous Shiva Lingas, that is, Uttara Gokarna, Dakshina Gokarna and Shringeshwara." "What made Lord Shiva to take the form...
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