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No, Bhagwan Bhairava is not the prior form of Bhagwan Shiva. The word pūrṇarūpo means complete form not prior form. And here it is said that Lord Bhairava is the complete raudra form of Lord Shankara (viz NilaLohita/Rudra not Lord Shiva). Shiva Maha Purana 3.8.: Nandīśvara said: 44. O sage, on hearing the haughty words of the lotus-born Brahmā, Śiva became ...


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If you only go by Vocabulary (not divine personification) then Śiva = auspiciousness. For example: In Rig Vedā, the word "Śiva" occurs more than 30 times, and all these are not personified names (swarūpa), they are various aspects of auspiciousness and pleasantness. For example, the hymn "Be Śiva with me" means be pleasant with me. Hence ...


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The number 7 has a significance important to the seers of the Rig Veda. Rig Veda mentions: Sapta Rishis (Seven ages; also in the sky as Ursa Major constellation) Sapta Sindhu (Seven Rivers in Punjab) Seven horses of sun Seven mouths of Brihaspati Seven priests at the sacrifice Seven holy places Seven castles of the aerial demons destroyed by indra Seven holy ...


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Nandi is not usually the vehicle of Shiva. One vehicle of Shiva is a goat, who is an incarnation of Vishnu. No clue why he is not mentioned more. He also has a bull, as mentioned later in the quoted text. Vishnu is also the vehicle of Parvati in an undisclosed form (I wonder why) Sūta said: ... Nārada said: ... Mahādeva said: ... He is Rudra. He is Nārāyaṇa....


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In bakthi marg it is called asthra the knowledge path of it is Knoweldge aiming to reolve questions. So these are the question of knowledge . Knolwedge number is i am a an athma a bindi ( a star but not physical) residing in btween my forehead. Supreme soul or paramathma shiva siting in the forehead of shanker > in bakthi marg all religion says god is ...


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Answers are not correct as they used corrupted translation. Once you are wearing Rudraksh please do not eat onion, garlic, drumstick, moringa, lasoda meat and liquor. That’s it. Remove rudraksh at night while sleeping and don’t wear it while having physical relation.


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There are two examples, I can think of that meet what your last question is looking for. Harinagara and Bindulaa. Although technically they are not mentioned as deities in the religion they are originally mentioned in (as in humans reading). You can tell it is a reference to the four horses of the four horsemen of the apocalypse in Christianity from the ...


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Manyu in Manyu Suktam of Rigveda god of terror and it is Lord Narasimha. In Manyu Suktam, Lord Narasimha who is called as Manyu is described as the controlling power behind Indra who killed Vritrasura, Agni, Varuna and all gods. Sripad Madhvacharya explained about this in bhashyas. Many Vaishnava saints wrote commentaries on Manyu Suktam. Dhirendra Tirtha, a ...


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King Janaka’s pious ancestors had received God Shiva’s celestial bow. God Rama easily lifts the bow, strings it and then breaks it. The thunderous sound shakes the Earth. God Rama thus wins the hand of Sita by achieving this difficult feat [Ref: Valmiki Ramayana 1.67-68]. After the wedding ceremonies, on the journey to reach back home to Ayodhya, God ...


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She is speaking to the daughter of a mountain, so it would make sense to tailor advice to her. There is a race called mountains, who along with race called rivers, are both literally mountains and rivers and sapient beings. One clear example is when Ganga is described as both a literal river and able to talk (makes more sense if you imagine the rivers as ...


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Maybe there is some wrong translation because as per Gita press translation A chaste woman shouldn't take her husband's name . Even after husband speaks harsh words , wife shouldn't say harsh words in return. When her husband calls her , she should leave all housework and immediately go to him and lovingly ask him with bowed head and folded hands ..... By ...


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