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Mahashivaratri (Sanskrit: महासिव्रत्री|Telugu:మహాశివరాత్రి|Tamil:மகாசிவரற்றி)

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Maha Sivaratri (Gujarati:મહાસીવ્રાત્રી | Hindi:महासिवरात्रि | Kannada:ಮಹಾಶಿವರಾತ್ರಿ | Marathi:महासिव्रत्री | Tamil:மகாசிவரற்றி | Telugu:మహాశివరాత్రి) means ‘Night of the Shiva’ and it is believed to be the day when Lord Shiva married Parvati.  The festival of Maha Shivaratri is celebrated all over the country, and in different places and ways in different states. Cultures , Rituals and Festive. Various […]

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Kedarnath Jyotirling | केदारनाथ ज्योतिर्लिंग – Himalayas, Uttarakhand

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Kedarnath Jyotirling (Hindi:केदारनाथ ज्योतिर्लिंग, Sanskrit:केदर्णतः जय्होतिर्लिन्ग) is one of the best known Shivasthalams in India and is considered to be one of the most sacred pilgrimage centers of the country, located in the lofty Himalayas. It is revered as one of the 12 Jyotirlingams – the Northern most one, – Haridwar District,Himalayas, Uttarakhand. Legend goes […]

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Jyotirling (Sanskrit: ज्योतिर्लिङ्ग)

Jyothirlinga Stotram with Audio recitals and lyrics  (Sanskrit: ज्योतिर्लिङ्ग | Hindi: ज्योतिर्लिंग | Telugu: జ్యోతిర్లింగ | Kannada: ಜ್ಯೋತಿರ್ಲಿಂಗ | Marathi: ज्योतिर्लिंग | Nepali: ज्योतिर्लिंग | Gujarati : જ્યોતિર્લિંગ | Tamil: ஜோதிர்லிங்கம் | Malayalam: ജ്യോതിർലിംഗങ്ങൾ) is a Svayambhu (self-manifested) form of Lord Shiva in a Lingam format (pillar of divine light). There are 12 Jyotirlingas renowned […]

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Somnath Someswara Temple | સોમનાથ મંદિર – Somanath, Gujarath

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Somanath Someswara Jyotirling (Gujarati:સોમનાથ સોમેશ્વર જ્યોતિર્લીંગ, Hindi:सोमनाथ सोमेस्वर ज्योतिर्लिंग) is located at the Viraval port – Prabhas Pattan in Saurashtra – Gujarat. Known as prabhAsa kshetra, Somnath occupied a much esteemed place in the Hindu holy places.  Someswara Jyotirlinga is one of the oldest consecrated Jyotirlingas mentioned in Rigveda, Skanda Purana and Mahabharata. The Somnath Linga is considered as […]

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Dwadasa Jyotirlinga Stotram (ద్వాదశ జ్యోతిర్లింగ స్తోత్రం)

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Composer: Ādi Śaṅkarācārya, also known as Śaṅkara Bhagavatpādācārya (“the teacher at the feet of God”) , (possibly circa 788CE/AD – circa 820 CE ) was born to Kaippilly Sivaguru Nambudiri and Arya Antharjanam in Kalady, Kerala , India. Sri Govinda Bhagavatpada was his Guru. More… Stotra: Dwadasa Jyotirlinga Stotram Verses: 13 Stuti: About Lord Shiva […]

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Sri Rudram (Sanskrit: श्री रुद्रम्)

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Sri Rudram (Sanskrit: श्री रुद्रम्) also known as Sri Rudraprasna, Śatarudrīya, and Rudradhyaya, is a vedic hymn dedicated to Rudra (an epithet of lord Siva).  Sri Rudram is part of , the 3rd of the 4 Vedas. There are 2 primary versions or Samhitas of the Yajurveda: Shukla (white) and Krishna (black). The 1st part […]

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