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Divine Drum.. The Damru

Divine Drum.. ....

There is always a damru, or a divine drums attached to the Trishul of the lord Shiva. Trishul is a tool of destruction, while damru i....

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The Sacred Thread of Lord Shiva

The Sacred ....

The sacred thread is a white or yellow cotton thread that is generally worn by brahmins. This is worn in a ceremony when a boy child....

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Lord Shiva Cobra

Lord Shiva ....

We see a cobra creeping around Shiva s Neck, chest and arms. He is always surrounded by serpents. Am I am. These serpents are represe....

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Lord Shiva - Left Earring

Lord Shiva - ....

The truth is that man, and women are not different; they are not separate humans. They are all humans. Humanism is the complete attri....

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The Right Earring

The Right ....

The Natraj, in his right ear, wears Makara Kundala. Makar means crocodile and kundala means ear hangings. This golden earring is made....

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THREE EYES

THREE EYES

The third eye is the eye of knowledge. It is to see that which is beyond perception. Hence, it is placed between the two eyes on the ....

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Ganga

Ganga

Ganga is the most sacred river according to the Hindu mythology. Born from Vishnu’s right toe, Ganga found her home in Brahma’s k....

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Cosmic Circle of Shiva

Cosmic Circle ....

When you look at the idol of Natraj, the first thing you notice is Shiva, who is dancing in between a huge cosmic circle that has tin....

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Third Eye of Shiva

Third Eye of ....

Shiva used his third eye to create as well as destroy. After the death of his beloved wife Sati, Shiva went into a deep reflecti....

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Shiva as Natraj

Shiva as Natraj

In Hindu mythology, Brahma is recognized as the creator, Vishnu as preserver and Shiva as the destroyer. However, as Natraj, Shiva is....

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Shiva as Shambhu

Shiva as ....

Shiva is the source of all energy, all pawer, and all happiness. He is also known as Chidananda. Chit implies consciousness and anan....

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Shiva as yakshaswaroopa

Shiva as ....

Once when the devas had had the nectar that had come out of ‘Samudra manthan’, they had become arrogant. Shiva then took the guis....

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