Shiva and Parvati as Ardhanarisvara

8 Facts about Shiva

1. Shiva’s  Trishul or Trident symbolizes the unity of 3 worlds of a human being-his inside world, the immediate world around him and the broader world, a harmony between the 3. The crescent moon on his forehead that gives him the name of  Chandrashekar, dates

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Dashavatara the 10 incarnations of Vishnu – Part II: Kurma Avatar

In Dashavatars, Kurma (कूर्म; ) was the second Avatar of Vishnu, succeeding Matsya and preceding Varaha. Like Matsya this incarnation also occurred in Satya yuga. Durvasa, The Sage, once gave a garland to Indra, the king of Gods. Indra placed the garland around his elephant,

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Stotra on Sri Narasimha

Lakshmi Nrisimha (Narasimha) Karavalambam Stotra Sanskrit: श्रीमत्पयोनिधिनिकेतन चक्रपाणे भोगीन्द्रभोगमणिरञ्जितपुण्यमूर्ते । योगीश शाश्वत शरण्य भवाब्धिपोत लक्ष्मीनृसिंह मम देहि करावलम्बम् ॥१॥ Translation: Shriimat-Payo-Nidhi-Niketana Cakra-Paanne Bhogiindra-Bhoga-Manni-Ran.jita-Punnya-Muurte | Yogiisha Shaashvata Sharannya Bhava-Abdhi-Pota Lakssmii-Nrsimha Mama Dehi Kara-Avalambam ||1|| Meaning:

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