Tag Archives: Devotees

The beliefs around the Ash

Lord Shivas devotees do not smear on themselves, the ash of dead bodies, like how he does. Instead, they prepare the cows dung into a fine paste, make [..]

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The philosophy of the Ash

Lord Shiva smears ashes all over his body. He is also called as Shmashanavasin. It means, the inhabitant of the cremation ground. The body of a human, whether [..]

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Association with deadly objects

Lord Shiva might be the God of destruction, but he has saved many devotees, and brought back to life some of his ardent devotees. He is said to [..]

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Ravans attempt to lift Mount Kailash

Lord Shiva had many devotees and many of the Asuras were his staunch devotees. Ravan, the Asura king of Lanka, was a great devotee of Lord Shiva. He [..]

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The resurrection of the Cupid

Lord Shiva is kind to all his devotees. Manmatha, the Cupid, is a devotee of Lord Shiva. His wife, Rathi is said to be one of the most [..]

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Lord Shiva blessing a steadfast devoted couple

In the ancient days, there lived a Chieftain and his wife, in a town called Ilayankudi. His name was Maaran. He spent all his wealth in the service [..]

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Lord Shiva mentioning a woman devotee as his mother

The woman devotee Punitavati from Kaaraikal of South India was called as Kaaraikal Ammaiyar, after her sainthood. She used to be a beautiful lady, but when her husband [..]

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Lord Shiva helping his devotees family

Kungiliya Kalaya Nayanar was one of Lord Shivas ardent devotees, who lived on the banks of the river Kavery. He was a rich man, and daily he used [..]

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Lord Shiva helping his devotees devotee

Lord Shiva not only saves his devotees, he saves his devotees devotees too. One of the Four Shaiva Saints, Saint Thirunaavukkarasu, once went to Thingalur, a rich town [..]

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Lord Shivas way of fulfilling his devotees desire

Lord Shivas compassion knows no bounds and he fulfills any of his devotees wishes, if it is reasonable and if he is eligible. If he finds a devotee, [..]

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