Divine Facts About Lord Shiva

  • Lord Shiva is a Hindu God also popularly referred as Devon Ke Dev Mahadev. He is considered to be the most powerful god in the Hindu pantheon.
  • Lord Shiva is also popularly known as Bhole Nath, Pashupati, Bhairava, Mahadeva, Vishwanath, Bhava, Vishwanath, Mahadeva. Amongst the Hindu deities.
  • Lord Shiva is the most complex of them all. You must have noticed that his shrine in the temple is always separate from other deities.
  • He may be known as the God of destruction but there are other sides to him as well.
  • The Trident or Trishul of Shiva symbolizes the unity of 3 worlds of a human being. One is his inside world, second the immediate world around him.
  • And third the broader world. This Trishul also represents 3 Gunas namely Rajas, Tama and Sattva.
  • Did you know Lord Shiva’s Damaru or the drum represents the sacred sound OM from which all languages were formed.
  • He is named Chandrashekar since the Vedic age when Rudra and Soma and the Moon God were worshipped together.

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