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Goddess Parvati Different Names | Parvati, Sati, Dakshayani

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According to Puranas, Parvati Devi was Sati or Dakshayani, daughter of Daksa in her first incarnation and married Shiva. Once, Daksha performed a great yagna and insulted Shiva by not inviting him or Sati. Even though Sati attended the yagna. But Daksha, did not acknowledge her presence or did not offer prasad for Shiva. Sati got depressed and ended her ...

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Maha Mrityunjay Mantra and Meaning

Lord Shiva Ramagiri Vaaleeswarar

The Lord Shiva Mantra is also known as the Maha Mrityunjay Mantra. It is considered as extremely powerful mantra by Hindus. Chanting of Maha Mrityunjay Mantra is said to produce divine vibrations that heals, and thus the mantra is also known an the Moksha Mantra of Lord Shiva. It is also believed that the Maha Mrityunjay Mantra evokes the devotee ...

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list of Lord Shiva Mantras With Meaning

Srikalahasti Chaturmukeshvara Swami

Here are a list of Lord Shiva mantras with its meanings Lord Shiva Prayer – I Om Sarva Mangal Manglaye Shivay Sarvaarth Sadhike Sharanye Trayambake Gauri Narayaani Namostu Te Translation: I salute to Narayani (Sister of Narayana, Parvathi) and the three-eyed God(Lord shiva ), who is the most auspicious of the auspicious, which is adored by Brahma, Vishnu and other ...

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Know About Goddess Parvati Devi

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Goddess parvati is regarded as the power of Lord Shiva and alike Lord Shiva, Goddess parvati also have both the mind and the terrible aspects as well. Goddess parvati have many different names such as Uma, Gauri, Kali, Durga, Haimvati, Lalita etc. She is two very powerful forms which are the goddess Dura (Goddess beyond the reach) and the goddess ...

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Lord Shiva′s Promise

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The legend of Lord Shiva’s assurance explains the popularity of Shivaratri festival amongst the devotees. Besides, it also tells us why we observe fast in the name of the Lord and perform ceremonial baths on a Shivaratri day. Lord Shiva, being the legend, explains the popularity of the festival of shivratri within their devotees. It also reveals why we observe ...

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Traditional Story of Ganga

Ganga Devi on Lord Shiva

Narrated in the Hindu mythological epic of Ramayana, The legend of Ganga, is the explanation of the auspicious custom of bathing Lord Shiva on the day of Mahashivarathri. The Traditional Story: The ruler of Ayodhya, King Sagar once successfully completed the difficult Ashwamedha Yagya ninety nine times. The horse that he sent each time around the earth returned to the ...

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The Legend Story of Lubdhaka | Mahashivratri Lubdhaka Story

Lord Shiva Meditation

Mahashivaratri is a festival in which devotees worship Lord Shiva all night. It is a popular custom to fast all night. Only after fasting all night devotees eat the Prasad offered to Lord Shiva. There are two different versions of this festival which leads to an all night worship of Lord Shiva. The first one is known as “The Legend ...

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Traditional Story of Shiva Linga | Shiva Lingam History

Shiva Lingam Meaning

Linodbhavamurthy or the legend of shiva linga is highly related to mahashivratri. It reveals the story about the search done by brahma and Vishnu to search the aadi (beginning) and the antha (end) of lord shiva. Lingodbhavamurthy thus proved to be the supremacy of Lord Mahadev above all the other gods and tells why the lingam is one of the ...

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Samudra Manthan Story | Samudramanthan and Mohini of Lord Vishna

Samudra Manthan Story

This extremely popular Shivaratri legend from Puranas clarifies why individuals stay awake throughout the night on Shivaratri. Additionally, it also explains to us why Lord Shiva is called as Neelakantha. Legend Behind Samudra Manthan: When Indra, the King of Gods, while riding on an elephant went over Durvasa Muni who offered him a special garland Indra accepted the garland however ...

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