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Shiva Purana in English Summary pdf – Read – Download Shiva Puranam Book In English

Shiva Purana is one among the most important Puranas and narrates the stories associated with Hindu God Shiva. Reading Shiva Puranam on Mondays and other auspicious days associated with Shiva are considered highly rewarding. Shiva Puranam book in English is provided by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam. You can read it in pdf format. Link – Shiva Purana in English Summary pdf An example of the style of summary in the text. WISE COUNSEL Lord Vishnu spoke to Himavan: “We thank you for your welcome and your hospitality. Daksha’s daughter, Sati, who married Lord Siva, has immolated herself. Unable to bear the pangs of separation from her, Lord Siva is performing rigorous penance. The Yogic and other holy men are worshipping Him at the same time, it order to see that Sati Devi would be reborn as His wife. Now, the grand daughter of Daksha, Menaka, is as wise as she is lovely, and will be your worthy lifemate in every way. Already the curse of the sages had determined the course o

How Nakula Died In The Mahabharata?

At the end of their rule, Pandavas decided to retire. It was time for them to bid good bye to civilization. Nakula died during the final journey of Pandavas and it is mentioned in the Mahaprasthanika Parva. Nakula followed his wife, Draupadi, and brothers to the great snow-clad mountains in the Himalayas. Draupadi slipped and fell as they started climbing the Himalayas. Sahadeva fell next and died. Nakula fell next. Bhima soon realized that Nakula had fallen and was about die. He asked to Yudhisthira as to why Nakula had fallen as he had never performed any evil. Yudhisthira told Bhima that Nakula had reaped the fruits of his actions. He had thought himself to be the most beautiful person in the world. His beauty made him insensitive and this was his sin. The brothers who had decided to give up all ties climbed the mountain leaving Nakula behind. Nakula died soon.

Biggest Emerald Nataraja In The World - Uthirakosamangai Emerald Shiva Nataraja Murti

Uthirakosamangai Sri Mangalanatha Swamy temple in Ramanathapuram District in Tamil Nadu is famous for the emerald Nataraja. The temple houses a 6 feet single Stone emerald Nataraja murti which is the biggest in the world. Here are some important facts about this unique and wonderful temple. Uthirakosamangai Emerald Nataraja Facts This is the biggest Nataraja vigraham carved out of Emerald or Marathakam in the world. The emerald vigraha or murti of Nataraja is covered with sandalwood paste throughout the year. The murti is only visible to public on the Arudra Darshan day in Margazhi month (December – January). Exposure to light and sound is said to disturb the molecular property of emerald, therefore the vigraha is kept covered with sandalwood paste throughout the year. People visiting the temple are asked not to make any noise near the murti. Even the sounds of anklets are prohibited near the Natarja sanctum. The actual murti measures 5.5 feet and the rest is the arch

Willingness To Sacrifice In The Present For Others Is A Good Investment For Future

Certain things in life are especially difficult, tedious, requires an extreme amount of effort, or is done in the most difficult or unpleasant way possible. It requires tremendous willpower to finish those things. But we do such tasks in the present to reach our future goals. We put in a lot of self-control. We delay gratification so that we can be successful in future. Self control is achieved through willpower, by suppressing emotions and desires for immediate pleasures. But our willpower drops when we are stressed or tired and we easily give up. Sense gratification sets in. This drop in willpower is the main difference between success and failure. Majority of us do not have the willpower to achieve our goals. We give up easily. But through cooperation we can achieve success. The dropping graph of willpower can be steadied through cooperation. For this, we need to build strong interpersonal relationships. Develop trust, generosity and fairness with a few people. A