Hari Om Om Namassivaya! In Me the universe had its origin, In Me alone the whole subsists; In Me it is lost—Siva, The Timeless, it is I Myself, Sivoham! Sivoham! Sivoham! Salutations to Lord Siva, the vanquisher of Cupid, the bestower of eternal bliss and immortality, the protector of all beings, destroyer of sins, the … Continue reading SIVA TATTVA

Philosophy of Shivlinga Abhisheka

Hari Om Salutations and adorations to the blissful Lord Siva, the lover of Uma or Parvati, the Lord of all beings (Pasupati). “Alankarapriyo Vishnuh, Abhishekapriyah Sivah—Lord Vishnu is very fond of Alankara (fine dress, beautiful ornaments, etc.); Siva is fond of Abhisheka.” In Siva temples, a pot made up of copper or brass with a … Continue reading Philosophy of Shivlinga Abhisheka