INTRODUCTION Perumizhalai Kurumba Nayanar is one of the nayanar saints in shaivism sect. His greatness is mentioned in the divine text “Thiruthondar Thogai” and described him as an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva, and also the staunch follower of the famous nayanar saint Sundarar. He is described as a pious and a humbleRead More →

Jagath Samhara Moorthy

Jagath Samhara Moorthy INTRODUCTION Lord Shiva is also called as Jagath Samhara Moorthy, since he destroys the entire universe during the time of Deluge also called as Mahapralaya. While Lord Brahma takes charge of creation work, Lord Vishnu takes charge of protection work, like wise Lord Shiva takes charge ofRead More →

Shiva Mahima

SHIVA MAHIMA INTRODUCTION Lord Shiva can be praised for his good qualities like simplicity, adjustability and generosity. He is very generous of given sufficient wealth to his devotees, and also would add lot of Punya to their life account. Even some of the non-worshippers of god, and even some peopleRead More →

LORD SHIVA

GRIHAPATI AVATAR OF LORD SHIVA INTRODUCTION As per ancient legend, once a pious sage whose name was Visvanara, lived on the banks of the holy Naramada River in an Ashram along with his consort. Since the noble couple didn’t have a child for a long time, both of them wentRead More →

RISHABARUDAR

  RISHABARUDAR INTRODUCTION Rishabarudar is a form of Lord Shiva in which he can be seen seated on his divine vehicle, Lord Nandikeswarar along with his consort Ma Parvati. This form can be seen in the top of most of the Shiva Temples, and the image of Lord Shiva andRead More →

Child Shiva

    CHILD SHIVA INTRODUCTION Lord Shiva took the form of child for two times. Once he took the form of a child along with Lord Brahma and Vishnu, when all of them have decided to test the chastity of Ma Anusuya, the pious consort of the great Rishi Atri.Read More →

BALASIVAN INTRODUCTION Lord Shiva took the form of child for two times. Once he took the form of a child along with Lord Brahma and Vishnu, when all of them have decided to test the chastity of Ma Anusuya, the pious consort of the great Rishi Atri. Second time, afterRead More →

LINGODBHAVA INTRODUCTION Lingodbhava is a form of Lord Shiva, and we can see him in this form in some Shiva temples. The idol represents the emergence of Lord Shiva from the Shiva Linga, and he is popularly worshipped by the devotees in this form. Lingodbhava was praised by the Nayanmar saints, andRead More →

CHILDHOOD PLAYS OF LORD HANUMAN INTRODUCTION Lord Hanuman is the best avatar of Lord Shiva, and he is an obedient servant of Lord Rama. Though he remained as a humble servant of Lord Rama, Lord Rama didn’t treat him as his slave, but treated him as his dear friend, and consideredRead More →

LORD KORAGAJJA INTRODUCTION Lord Koragajja is a form of Lord Shiva, and he is worshipped as the main deity in Mangalore. Some sects of Mangalore people worship him as their Kula Deva. Koragajja is considered as one of the most sacred god in Mangalore, and he is considered as veryRead More →

INTRODUCTION Prince Asamanja was the son of King Sagara and Queen Sumati. As per ancient texts, it is believed that he was cruelly acted with the young boys in his region, and used to throw them in the Divine River Sarayu  and made them to get drowned in the river. Due to his activities,Read More →

INTRODUCTION Bringi is said to be a Shiva Gana, who is living in the Shiva Lok, the Himalayas, along with Lord Shiva and Mata Parvati, and with other divine attendants of Lord Shiva. According to legend, Bringi had obtained the position in the Shiva Loka, due to his severe penanceRead More →

INTRODUCTION Rohini is the star goddess specially created by Lord Brahma and took birth as the daughter of the great DAKSHA PRAJAPATI, who was the son of Lord Brahma. She was one among the 27 stars, who were also the daughters of Lord Daksha. Among these 27 stars, Rohini StarRead More →

INTRODUCTION Mandodari was the  consort of Lanka king Ravana, and she was very beautiful, pious, and a chaste woman. It is believed that in her previous birth, she was a celestial dancer, and due to a curse, she was born as Mandodari. Mandodari was the daughter of Mayasura, the King of the demons and sheRead More →