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Where is the mention of 'Shiva is Supreme Lord of Vishnu and Vishnu is Supreme Lord of Shiva'?

There is a popular verse: शिवाय विष्णुरूपाय शिवरूपाय विष्णवे । शिवस्य हृदयं विष्णुर्विष्णोश्च हृदयं शिवः ॥ “Shivaya VishnuRoopaya , Shivarupaya Vishnave , Shivasya hirdayam VishnurVishnoscha ...
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Is Lord Shiva First Vaishnava (Devotee of Lord Vishnu)?

My question is that Lord Shiva is also Vaishnava (Devotee of Lord Vishnu). Because I read this fact before from one scripture, so anybody can attach that scripture which claimed that Siva is greatest ...
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Why was Lord Shiva called as a Viragi and Lord Vishu as a sansaric vishnu when both are same?

It is said Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are the same and they both are supreme god, then why there is difference between them. Why was Lord Shiva called as a Vairagi and Lord Vishu as a sansaric vishnu?
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What's the relation between Shiva and Maa Lakshmi?

I am asking this because it happened that I have noticed the mention of one portion of Sri Sukta dedicated to Maa Lakshmi, into a complete full Rudra Path chant (namakam and chamakam together); also I ...
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Why do Lord Vishnu's incarnations worship Lord Shiva?

In Padma Purana, Uttara Khanda, Lord Vishnu tells Lord Shiva- 'O powerful Rudra,in every age in My different incarnations I too shall worship you to delude the demons. Following these doctrines,...
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Does every Lords including Lord Shiva worship each other in different scriptures? Why? [duplicate]

Does every Form of God worship Other Forms like Shakti worships Vishnu and Vishnu worships Shakti? Is it true for Lord Shiva also? What is the reason?
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Why Lord Parashurama, incarnation of Lord Vishnu, worship Lord Shiva? [duplicate]

Parashurama is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu that we all know, but why he, being an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, worship Lord Shiva?
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Why did Shri Rama worship Shiva in Ramayana eventhough He is god? [duplicate]

I know that Shri Rama is God , then why did He worship Shiva Linga in Ramayana?
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Lord Mahavishnu or Lord Shiva? [duplicate]

Though they're one. We all are one. But have different illusory identities. It is foolish to say that Stories of Lord Shiva and Vishnu were created for entertainment purpose. Why would they mislead us ...
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Do any vedic verses depict Lord Shiva to be supreme? [duplicate]

Rudra was mentioned in the Vedas. In the subsequent literature like Shiva purana, Shiva/Rudra was described as Supreme God. Are there are any verses in the Vedas which declare Lord Shiva/Rudra to ...
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Are there Non-sectarian texts in Sanatan Dharma? it is not a duplicate Q [duplicate]

Disclaimer: The following question has been edited in order not to be confused with another pre-existent question which has been linked below in the body of this question. Many times it is read ...