Shiva Essays

  • Shiva And Shiva In Hinduism

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    Shiva is the "destroyer of malice and the transformer" inside the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that incorporates Brahma and Vishnu. In Shaivism custom, Shiva is the Supreme being who makes, secures and changes the universe. In the goddess convention of Hinduism called Shaktism, the goddess is depicted as incomparable, yet Shiva is loved alongside Vishnu and Brahma. A goddess is expressed to be the vitality and innovative power (Shakti) of each, with Parvati the equivalent reciprocal accomplice of

  • Buddha Temple Essay

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    Chandimandir-It is about 6 KMS from Chandikhole. It is famous for Maa Gada Chandi temple. Along with it a large number of Grama Devati and Maa Mangala Temples are found. Mahabinayak: At a distance of 8kms from chandikhol to the west is situated the Mahavinayak (shiva temple).The tourists can enjoy its natural surroundings. Gokarnika: Famous Gokarneswar temple is located 1km away from Jaraka. The temple has mythological importance since the days of Mahabharat. Pandavas came to the bank of river Brahmani

  • Essay On Kumaon

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    Folk gods of Kumaon: Himalayan mountains in the Hindu religious texts have been called the seat of the great Kailash Parvat which is the abode of Shiva and Shakti. They therefore are the principal deities of the people. Though the people of Kumaon are principally the worshippers of Shiv and his consort Shakti, the belief of the people of Kumaon in demons and sprites is strong. Therefore the tradition of the worship of folk deities is popular. Every family has its own local family god who is revered

  • Rama Incarnation Analysis

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    Positive values learned from Hindu gods I choose to do Shiva and Vishnu in rama incarnation, because shiva is the most worshipped god by the hindu people and Vishnu in rama incarnation is a interesting story. Vishnu in rama incarnation is about the story of ramayan story. Dasharatha was the King of Ayodhya and had three wives and four sons. Rama was the eldest and his mother was Kaushalya. Bharata was the son of Dasharatha’s second and favorite wife, Queen Kaikeyi. The other two were twins, Lakshmana

  • Vinayaka Research Paper

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    is the eldest son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Ganesha or Ganapati is the leader of the Shivaganas (the forces of Shiva). He is the first among the gods to receive all the honours. He is called Vighnaraja, or Vighnesvara, lord of the obstacles and impediments. Devout Hindus worship him for removal of obstacles. Before starting any particular venture or worshipping other gods, they remember Ganesha, their beloved god. The only exception to this rule is when Shiva is worshipped. When you worship

  • Akka Mahadevi Essay

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    12th century, she belonged to the Veerashaiva community and played a significant role in the propagation of the tradition across the south of India. The Veerashaivas, also known as Lingayats, are a Shaivite community that believes in worship of Lord Shiva in the form of a ‘Linga’ that is always carried on their body- the Ishtalinga. Veerashaivism propounds a form of qualified non-dualism in which God and the Soul are considered different and non-different simultaneously. It is comparable to the sufi

  • Indian Spiritual Journey

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    Top 9 Spiritual Journeys in India Indian mythology describes this country as a land of austerity, pilgrimage, rituals and mystical traditions. And all this is confirmed when you go on a journey as a pilgrim. Hundreds of deep-rooted beliefs, hundreds of spiritual philosophies, followed by a live custom bless this incredible land. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari and from Saurashtra to Silchar (Assam), every corner of the country is dotted with important pilgrimage sites, which are dedicated to a Hindu

  • Pakharpora Shrine Essay

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    Pakharpora Shrine is renowned as the holy mausoleum. Pakharpora shrine is located at Yousmarg. It is devoted to Syed Balkhi. The devotees celebrate the Urs every year. They go to the pilgrim for some peace in life. There are some unique trees found at the Pakharpora shrine that are not found in any other place in Kashmir. Panamik Nubra, Jammu and kashmir Panamik is sited close to Siachen Glacier and is famous for its hot water spring. The Panamik hot water spring is situated at a height of 10442

  • Mahashivratri Festival

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    biggest festival for Lord Shiva is celebrates on Magha Vadya Chaturdashi. This day is known as Mahashivratri. The festival is exclusively dedicated to Lord Shiva. On this day worship of Lord shiva and the counting of Lord shiva’s beeds are necessary besides a thousands leaves of bell tree have to be devoted. The offering made of water appeal is devoted to the lord Shiva. In rural part of the district on this day nearly 108 leaves of bell tree are devoted to Lord Shiva. The mantra “ OM NAMAH SHIVAY

  • Divine Experience In Hindi

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    Mumbai, Aurangabad, Nashik, and Shirdi along with Bhimashankar that are available in the various tour packages. Once you indulge into this divine experience, do not forget to pay a visit to the Trimbakeshwar where you get enlighten praying the Lord Shiva, get to be at the blessed soil of Shirdi followed by a drive to Shani Shingnapur. To enhance this majestic experience, you would get to discover several religious destinations such as the Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga along with the Bhimashankar shrine

  • Descriptive Essay On Sagara

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    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yediyuru_siddhalingeshwara_swamy_trmple_01.jpg Located in the village of Yediyur in Kunigal district, it is an ancient lingayat temple dedicated to Sri Siddhalingeshwara. He is believed to be the reincarnation of Lord Shiva. The tomb of this famous saint belonging to 15th century, lies in the temple. A small shrine of Veerabhadra Swamy is installed in the basement of the temple. Most of the temples found on the way from here belongs to the heritage of Hoysala Dynasty

  • Buddhist Goddess Vasudhara Analysis

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    The Buddhist Goddess Vasudhara, translated Vasundhara, is a sculpture from Nepal during the late twelfth century, now in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Vasudhara is most commonly known for her wealth prosperity, and abundance. This piece is recognizably from Nepal because of the six-armed form of Vasudhara which is almost exclusively found in Nepal. This sculpture originated in India but has been adapted by the Nepalese people.Vasudhara is also known as the Goddess Lakshmi, however, she goes

  • Indian Architecture Essay

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    the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. It is one of the largest structures in the world, rivaling even the Taj Mahal in Agra. The nandi bull is the name of the gate- guardian deity of Kailasa, the abode of Lord Shiva. He is usually depicted as a bull which also serves as the mount to the god Shiva. Mugahl King Aurangzeb who destroyed thousands of Hindu temple, also tried to destroy Kailasa temple. In 1682, he ordered that that the temple be destroyed, so that there would be no trace of it. Records show

  • Haridwar Essay

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    Content-Link2 Haridwar Haridwar is an ancient pilgrimage site situated in the foothills of the shivalik range in Garhwali Himalayas. Haridwar is the place where the river Ganges enters the plain areas of north India after flowing 250 km from its origin Gurumukh (Gangotri Glacier). And this gave the city an ancient name “Gangadwara”. Haridwar isbelieved to be blessed by the presence of all three major Gods of Hindus namely Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwar. Hence its often called the “Gateway

  • The Similarities Between The Ramayana And Iliad

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    Mythology is stories about a particular group of people or culture. They reflect the society structure, social value, believes and intellectual development of the people from certain civilization. They exist in every culture. There are two long-history civilization with deep, rich compile of mythology which existed in different parts of world far from each other. Even though they speak different language and believe various religion, they share amazing similarities between their mythologies with

  • Visit To Almora Essay

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    Almora Attractions Binsar temple: This temple complex is situated about 8 km from Almora. Apart from enjoying the serene atmosphere you can also appreciate the beautiful view from the nearby Binsar Top. Shiva Temples in Jageshwar: Jaheshwar Dham is a famous holy place in this region which is known for housing temples dating to hundreds of years. The place is associated with Hindu mythology and you would require atleast 4 days to explore all the shrines found here. Kalimut: As the name suggests, this

  • Siliguri Essay

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    Siliguri Places of Interest 1. Kali Mandir The Kali Mandir is a Hindu shrine and a popular tourist attraction in Siliguri. The presiding deity of the temple is Goddess Durga incarnated as Kali. According to folklore, the deity is auspicious for newlyweds, who visit the temple in large numbers. Tourists visit the temple to view the bejeweled statue of the goddess enshrined here. An ideal time to visit the Kali Mandir is during the festivals of Durga Puja and Navratri. The celebrations include ritualistic

  • Two Nation Theory Of Pakistan Essay

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    1. Two nation theory: The two nation theory demands for Pakistan by the Muslim in British India. There are two major nations in British India. The Muslim are not a community but a nation with distinct history. The two nation theory played an important role for demanding a separate homeland according to which Hindus and Muslims are the two nations and therefore they cannot live together. Quaid-e-azam once said, “Hindus and Muslims though living in the same towns and villages had never been blended

  • Taj Mahal Research Paper

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    Christian Monk 113082846 April-16-2016 India and the Taj Mahal Essay #3 The Art and History Behind the Taj Mahal Give a historical and artistic overview of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India, using your textbook and three additional online sources to discuss this important architectural complex. The Taj Mahal (also known as the “Shrine of Love” and the “The Jewel of Muslim Art in India”) is a very expansive tomb located in Agra India (previously the Mughal Empire) on the Yamuna River. Though India is

  • The Golden-Lotus Pond

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    Madurai – “Primal Heaven on earth” (‘Boolokha Sivalokham’); The “Golden-Lotus Pond” even pre-dates the rivers Ganges and Kaveri; Agasthya explains the 64 ‘Lilas’ or 64 Divine Sports played by the Lord in Madurai; ‘Iravatham’ the White Elephant of Indra the Lord of the Angels cursed to be born on earth and Salvation by bathing in the holy pond The Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple’s Sivalinga and its ‘Golden-Lotus Pond’ (‘Porthamarai Kulam’) are said to be the oldest and foremost ones in not just the