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Lord Shiva wearing Rudraksha

How many Rudraksha Lord Pashupati is wearing over the Wrists (lower and higher near the shoulders) and is there any reference over the Scriptures about it?
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What is the background story behind the creation of Sri Rudra Kavacham by sage Durvasa?

What is the background story behind the creation of Sri Rudra Kavacham by sage Durvasa? Who was he telling it to? It is found in the Skanda Purana.
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What is the meaning of the word “Rudra”?

Rudra means king Dayananda Saraswati has translated Rudra to mean king in the Sri Rudram (Yajurveda Chapter 16) Does Yajurveda tells about Shiva having the qualities of a king? What is the meaning of ...
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Are Brahma and Rudra being described as brothers in this section of the Mahabharata?

Itihasapuranas often say Brahma is Rudra's father. But in this https://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m12/m12c041.htm section of MBh - they are both said to be offspring of Aniruddha: The holy one said, '...