Lord Shiva As Hanuman Lord Hanuman is often called "Rudra avatar". This is because Lord Hanuman is thought to be a part or "ansh" of Lord Shiva. It is said that the Ansh of Lord Shiva was carried by the wind God to the Queen Anjana and she became Lord Hanuman's Mother. It is said that Lord Shiva wanted to serve Lord Maha Vishnu but it was not possible to do so in his original form. So, he took birth as Lord Hanuman and served Lord Rama who was the Avatar of Lord Maha Vishnu. Such was Lord Hanuman's devotion to Lord Rama that even today; the worship of Lord Rama is incomplete without the mention of Lord Hanuman. … [Read more...] about Legends Of Lord Shiva That You Probably Didn’t Know
Things you should never offer to lord shiva
In Hinduism, Lord Shiva is considered as the greatest of all Gods and is believed to be the destroyer of evil thoughts, fears and materialistic desires. Devotees believe that He lives a simple life and stays away from all kinds of worldly desires and beauty. Legend has it that Lord Shiva can be pleased easily and for this, one doesn't need to offer him expensive fruits and flowers. … [Read more...] about Here’s The Reason Why You Must Not Offer Turmeric To Lord Shiva
Ender Of Death Markandeya was born to Mrikandu and Marudmati after years of worshipping Shiva. But he was destined to live only upto the age of 16. Markendeya was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva and Yama's messenger's were unsuccessful in taking away his life. When Yama, the God of death, himself came to take Markandeya's life, he instead ended up fighting Shiva to death. Shiva revived Yama's life on the condition that Markandeya would live forever. This gave him the title of 'Kalantaka' which meant "ender of death". … [Read more...] about 10 Lesser Known Facts About Lord Shiva
The Makar Sankranti celebration includes kite flying, lighting bonfire and dancing around it. Elders bless their younger ones with happiness, success and prosperity. In some rural parts of India, children receive grains and sesame seeds from their grandparents and parents as a token of love. People wish their loved ones and pray for their success. … [Read more...] about Makar Sankranti 2020: 10 Quotes And Wishes You Can Send To Your Loved Ones
On the other hand, if you act like something is true but deep down there's a knowing that it's not - like it's OK not to go after an important dream, or that you can keep putting off dealing with a health issue such as smoking, or that everything's fine in a cool and distant marriage - you're living on thin ice: hard to build a good life on that foundation. … [Read more...] about What’s in Your Heart to Say?