Lord Shiva is one of the most revered deities of the Hinduism and one of the Trimurthi gods alongside Brahma & Vishnu. Shiva Linga is the holy symbol of lord Shiva. The word lingum in Sanskrit means Symbol.
Shiva purna says thatperforming abhisheka of shivalinga with 6 different dravyas milk, yoghurt, honey,ghee, sugar and water.
- Milk – Blessings of purity & piousness
- Yoghurt- Prosperity & progeny
- Honey- Sweet speech
- Ghee- For victory
- Sugar- For happiness
- Water- For purity
Lord Shiva is the one consciousness who perceives all Transformations. Lord Shiva great destroyer, because by transforming our reality each moment he destroys what was to create what is.
Lord Shiva is the great Transformer who transitions us from the darkness of ignorance to the light of divinity. He helps us to move beyond our attachments so that we may discover the eternal consciousness that shines behind our perceptions. Shiva means“auspiciousness” and he represents the consciousness of infinite Goodness. Lord Shiva is known by several names Shankara, Mahesh, Mahadev, Nata Raja,Pashupathi and Bholenath.
Shiva Pooja Significance
According to the Sanscrit,
- Sha is the illumination of peace
- I is the causal body
- Va union with the Infinite
Shiva is the welfare of all objects of perception. We should begin by conceiving in our mind the ultimate goodness. Lord Shiva gives strength of will power to define & obtain our goals.
Shiva pooja Items
The following table will show you the list of items required to perform Lord Shiva pooja
|2||Sandalwood powder||1 tin|
|3||kum kum||150 grams|
|4||Beetel nuts||21 nos|
|6||Beetel leaves||51 nos|
|8||Cotton wicks||1 packet|
|10||Loose flowers||1/ 4 kg|
|15||Cow ghee||1 small packet|
|19||Reeling threads||1 no|
|21||Biva leaf||20 nos|
|24||Green coconut||1 no|
|25||Holy ash (Vibhuthi)||1 no|
|26||Varities of fruit juices||5 nos|
|27||Dhoop sticks||1 NO|
|28||Copper lota||1 no|