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In Hindu mythology,different weapons have been received from Lord Shiva.But I was wondering if there is any mention of anyone receiving Lord Shiva's Trishul as a boon.

  • I remember with 1 asura in Ramayan which hanuman also fought in the battle. And shiva protected hanuman from his own Trishul.. but am unsure of which Ramayan... – Parabrahman Jyoti Mar 5 at 11:07
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    Durga has received (a copy of) the Trishul but not as a boon. This is the only other devi/deva with a Trishul. – Wikash_ Jul 8 at 5:06
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None in past.Shiva still holds it.The matter of fact is that what people think of as infinite number of trishuls,brahmastra and other weapons can exist if boon is granted is false.What i mean is that there is only one unique trishul of shiva like sudarshan of vishnu these are unique weapons unlike brahmastra aur other weapons which can be created using chanting of mantras when invoked by the observer with sharp mind.Remember anyone can take shivas trishul but with very hard penance and with the order of shiva himself.Read the stories of pinaka dhamush which was that of shiva and later passed to the ancesters of sitas parent which was broken by ram in the swayambara so it was not that a new pinaka was created instead the same was passed by shiva.

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    You also need to cite some sort of sources for your answer :) – Rickross Mar 5 at 11:04
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    No its not correct.When Devi Mahashakti was created by the collected Aura of all the gods, Lord Shiva gave Her Trishul created from His own Trishul.That Trishul held by Devi is of equal power with that of Shiva. – user17294 Mar 5 at 12:20
  • Sudharshan Chakra was temporarily given to sandipa muni and he in turn gave it back to krishna just to show to the world that one should get updesha through guru and get gurus anugraha – Prasanna R Mar 5 at 13:21
  • @Parth you are correct but we can't say that he gave his trishul instead it was created..the question asks does he give his trishul. – Pravin RGMishra Mar 5 at 15:09
  • @Rickross the answer requires more than 10 scripturical proof and so i answered in a summarized manner so that further research on my correctiveness can be done on by the asker. – Pravin RGMishra Mar 5 at 15:12
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Nobody had received Vijay trishul from Shiva. Nobody was able to hold it except shakti due to its dynamic powers. It represents three gunas or qualities, controlled by lord Shiva. It was able to destroy anything in just a few seconds enter image description hereenter image description here

  • Hi,is there English translations for the above d thanks. – Elfin forest Mar 13 at 17:45
  • It is a pashupatastra mantra & dhyan mantra in Hindi, which I have got from google. – aniket kumar singh Mar 14 at 18:07

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