Dr. Puneet Chawla Corner

Divine Drum.. The Damru

Divine Drum.. The Damru

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.... Read More

The Sacred Thread of Lord Shiva

The Sacred Thread of Lord Shiva

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.... Read More

Lord Shiva Cobra

Lord Shiva Cobra

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.... Read More

Lord Shiva - Left Earring

Lord Shiva - Left Earring

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

The Right Earring

The Right Earring

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

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 .... Read More

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.... Read More

Cosmic Circle of Shiva

Cosmic Circle of Shiva

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.... Read More

Third Eye of Shiva

Third Eye of Shiva

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.... Read More

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.... Read More

Shiva as Shambhu

Shiva as Shambhu

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

Shiva as yakshaswaroopa

Shiva as yakshaswaroopa

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