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Lord Shiva is the supreme god in Hinduism. He has a tradition known as Shaivism, a major traditions for hinduism. He has two wife sati and Parvati, but he has childrens from Parvati only. Shiva is also known as “Destroyer and Transformer of realm” with trimurti , the Hindu trinity along with Brahma and Vishnu. In shaivism traditon , shiva is the only protects and Transform the realm. A goddess is to be stated with energy and creative power of each,the equal complementary prtner of Shiva was his wife Parvati.
Shiva has the title of “Adiyogi”, the god of Yoga, meditation and Arts. He is depicted as omniscient Yogi who lives on mount kailash.
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ABOUT THE THIRD EYE OF SHIVA
The Third eye of Shiva is also known as Eye of wisdom, while left and right eye represents physical activities in the world and Third eye represnts his Spiritual wisdom and Divine power.
BURNING OF KAMA
After Shiva’s wife Sati was fallen ill and died.After her death lord Shiva sat upon a cave and went in a deep concentration for meditation.after that Sati was reborn as Parvati which become wife of lord Shiva and she gave birth to two children. But after the return of his wife by the gods could not lead to return Lord Shiva from his Meditation. So Gods send Kama to bring Lord Shiva out from his Meditation. Kama in order to awake Lord Shiva stabbed an arrow to Shiva,but the Third Eye of Lord burned Kama to Ashes.
STORY OF ANDHAKA
Once Parvati closed lord Shiva’s eyes with her Palms, so lord opened his Third eye to provide light and Energy to the world.The heat Energy from eyes caused perspire to Parvati’s Palm.As the drop of Perspiration fall on the ground, it was transformed in to a child. The child was named as “Andhaka”by Lord Shiva. Andhaka grew up without Knowing his true origin. He ask lord Shiva for wish that he would die only when he aspires for a women he should never aspire for. Lord Shiva accepted Andhaka’s wish and after that Andhaka step out forward t conquer the world.During his adventure Andhaka fallen in love with Parvati . Andhaka followed Parvati’s steps and get stabbed a Knife in his Belly by Lord Shiva in order to Breaking his vows. This story also Deduces the dark side of the Third Eye of Lord Shiva turn down all worldly desires because some desires are also important for survival of human being.
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SHIVA’S SKIN COLOR IS BLUE
Brahma and Vishnu prayed to the lord Shiva to come for their rescue, since Shiva was known to be exremely Powerful. He Drank the Deadly poison which soon started spreading in his body and turnedx him blue, thus Lord Shiva got a name as “NEELKANTH”,means blue throat.
SNAKE AROUND SHIV’S NECK REINFORCES A SENSE OF STILLNESS
The snake,Land and Mountain are around Lord Shiva’s Neck is a symbol of self confident and sense of calmness.
SHIVA’S WEAPON TRIDENT SYMBOLIZE UNITY OF THREE WORLDS
The Trishul of Lord shiva unites three world of human being around him and a broader world.