Why Devotees Worship Lord Shiva In The Form Of Shiva Lingam

Why Devotees Worship Lord Shiva in the form of Shiva Lingam

Shiva is very special in Hinduism.If we believe in him and worship him with devotional zeal blesses the demons also and gives them the blessings they seek .However, the deity is mostly worshiped only on Mondays.There is a special reason for such worship.‘Mon’ means the moon.There is an interesting story in the Puranas about the moon and Shiva.

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Monday is the most auspicious day for Shiva.Worshiping Lord Shiva removes sorrows and brings all comforts.Monday is a day dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva.Shiva means auspicious and gentle in Sanskrit.

He was the last rhythm of the trinity.Shiva is the first of the gods worshiped by the Hindus.

Lord Shiva was worshiped as Pashupati, in the form of lingam, during the Indus Valley Civilization.Today there are a large number of Shiva temples all over the country.

In the Vedas, Lord Shiva is known as Rudrudu.

Shiva Lingam is a sacred symbol of Lord Shiva, worshiped by devotees in Hinduism.

In tradition Shiva Lingam is considered an indicator of power, a divine potential.Formerly, people worshiped Lord Shiva in the form of idols.

But there is a history in the Varahapurana of worshiping that deity in gender.That is, in this story about the incarnation of Venkateswara Swamy, Bhrigu Maharshi comes to Lord Shiva during the curse period.

But Lord Shiva ignored the sage while performing Thandavam.The enraged sage curses, “From today onwards only you will be worshipped only in Lingam but your idol will not be worshiped and your offerings will be despised.” Since then Shiva has been worshipped in Lingam.This means that the idol was worshiped earlier.

It is said that due to this curse, the ritual of worshiping Shiva Linga as an image of Lord Shiva began.The word Shiva means auspicious.Lingam means sign.That is, the Shivalingam represents the all-pervading deity.And since Shiva also has a form, he is also the Absolute.

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