Shiva & His Avatars

Shiva (Śiva;meaning "The Auspicious One"), also known as Parameshwara (the Supreme God),Mahadeva, Mahesh ("Great God") or Bholenath ("Simple Lord"), The other popular names associated with Shiva are Mahadev, Mahesh, Maheshwar, Shankar, Shambhu, Rudra, Har, Trilochan, Devendra (meaning Chief of the Gods) and Trilokinath (meaning Lord of the three realms) Shiva is the destroyer of the Hindu pantheon the Hindu Trinity Following Brahma the Creator and Vishnu the Preserver.
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...From the locks of hair that he tore out in his fury, Shiva created Virabhadra... he was huge and terrible... he had a thousand arms, three burning eyes and fiery hair, and he wore a garland of skulls. Hindu Mythology.

...From the locks of hair that he tore out in his fury, Shiva created Virabhadra... he was huge and terrible... he had a thousand arms, three burning eyes and fiery hair, and he wore a garland of skulls. Hindu Mythology.

Woman chanting and playing cymbals at linga fertitlity shrine of Shiva, a page from the Ragamala  illustrating the musical mode Bhairavi Ragini c. 1675 N. Deccan

Woman chanting and playing cymbals at linga fertitlity shrine of Shiva, a page from the Ragamala illustrating the musical mode Bhairavi Ragini c. 1675 N. Deccan

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The processes and rituals of becoming a sadhu vary with sect; in almost all sects a sadhu is initiated by a guru who bestows upon the initiate a new name as well as a mantra (or sacred sound or phrase) which is generally known only to the sadhu and the guru and may be repeated by the initiate as part of meditative practice. Becoming a sadhu is a path followed by millions. It is supposed to be the fourth phase in a Hindu's life after studies being a father and a pilgrim but for most it is not…

The processes and rituals of becoming a sadhu vary with sect; in almost all sects a sadhu is initiated by a guru who bestows upon the initiate a new name as well as a mantra (or sacred sound or phrase) which is generally known only to the sadhu and the guru and may be repeated by the initiate as part of meditative practice. Becoming a sadhu is a path followed by millions. It is supposed to be the fourth phase in a Hindu's life after studies being a father and a pilgrim but for most it is not…

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