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Vaidyanātha Jyōtirliṅga Chapter 1 of the Koṭirudra Saṃhitā of the Shiva Purana places the Linga in a cremation ground or citābhūmi (and alternatively at a place called parali): वैद्यनाथं चिताभूमौ - Vaidyanātha in the cremation ground The Dvādaśaliṅgastōtram by Adi Shankaracharya places the Linga in the North Eastern part of the country: पूर्वोत्तरे ...


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Although it's not a direct scriptural reference In Kulavarna tantra of Chakumba Prakashan translated by Dr. Pramhansa Mishra, Hindi version He writes: (I am translating) "There is a provisional idea of three classes of Gurus, Namely 1. Shaiva-Shastra Paramestha (one who has mastered the Shaiva-shastra completely), 2. Param Guru (Great or the best) 3. ...


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As per Abridged version of Vamana Purana by International Gita Society (IGS), Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu had to exchange their weapons to kill a demon named Jalodbhav. Here is the complete story (the text in [] added by me to clarify): Narada was surprised and asked Pulastya why Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu had held Sudarshan chakra and trident respectively. ...


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Why Maa Lakshmi says that neither Lord Brahma nor Lord Vishnu only Lord Shiva commands her to move from one place to another.? This is the interpretation of mahapashupatastra blog for the below Sanskrit verse: न धाता न विधाता मां विदधाति कथं चन कालस तु शक्र पर्यायान मैनं शक्रावमन्यथाः śrīruvāca nō dhātā na vidhātā mā̃ vidadhāti kathañcana. kālastu śakra ...


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Can I get specific instances where he exactly used the Mrit Sanjeevani Mantra and was successful in reviving There are few instances where he used Mṛtasañjīvanī and was successful: During the war b/w Andhaka and Lord Shiva ~Shiva Purana: Rudra-saṃhitā: Yuddha-khaṇḍa: Chapter 47 During the war b/w Devas and Asuras ~Mahabharata: Adi Parva: Sambhava Parva: ...


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Why Maa Lakshmi says that neither Lord Brahma nor Lord Vishnu only Lord Shiva commands her to move from one place to another.? She didn't. If translated this way, it would be a tamasic section of the Mahabharata since it contradicts the Vedas. In the Vedas, the Purusha Sukta says: "Hri and Sri (Lakshmi) are your (Vishnu's) wives". So, Lakshmi ...


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Mantra-s are beings, who are residing in the higher plane of existence that is being governed by Aghora form of param Śiva is the reason Aghora has been called the highest mantra, i.e. the highest being residing in that particular place. The word ‘hṛdaya’ is synonymous with consciousness. Śiva`s form which is of the nature of that consciousness is pure ...


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Not a very direct confirmation but Yes its: (in link (2) its mentioned in Rudraksha Dhahran vidhi.) ॐ अघोरेभ्योऽथ घोरेभ्यो घोर घोर तरेभ्यः सर्वेभ्यस् सर्व सर्वेभ्यो नमस्तेऽस्तु रुद्र रूपेभ्यः See 1, 2, 3


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I am not sure how satisfactory it will answer the question. (I lack the knowledge about any discriptions within puranas or vedas , thus the answer is purely from the perspective of tantra) From Sarvollāsatantram, Sixteenth Ulhassa: राधातन्त्रे-- जैव: शाक्तो गाणपत्यो वैष्णव: परमेश्वरि । पुष्पेण तिछक॑ भाले सदेव रूपबान भवेत्‌ ॥ प्रत्यक्षैस्तिलकैदेवि शिव सा...


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