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Why was Bhisma unable to glorify Lord Shiva as he previously glorified Sri Hari Vishnu without hesitation?

Lord Shiva is beyond words, beyond description, beyond Stutis, beyond thoughts, beyond imaginations, He is Anadi Ananta. He is both Sagun Sakara, Nirgun Nirakara and again he is beyond all too - On ...
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Why was Bhisma unable to glorify Lord Shiva as he previously glorified Sri Hari Vishnu without hesitation?

Different schools have different interpretations. Sri Vadiraja Tirtha of the Madhva school, in his commentary 'Lakshalankaara' to the Mahabharata says while commenting on the said verses - After ...
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Why is the water of samkha (conch) forbidden from being offered to Shiva even though it can offered to all other Gods?

I think it's because it was made from the bones of the Asura Shankhachuda ehom Bhagawan Shiva had slayed. Shiva Purana 2.5.40.: Saṅkhacūḍa the king of Dānavas was released from his curse by the ...
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Any mantra/strota to increase courage and have a warrior like will?

Lord Narasimha's Mantra for fearlessness from Narasimha Tapaniya-Upanishad, Purva Bhag: ugram veeram mahaa-vishnum jvalantam sarvato mukham nrisimham bhishanam bhadram mrityur mrityum namamy aham
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Where is the story of Lord Śiva beheading Brahmā who was in the form of a stag (deer) found?

Śiva (Rudra/ Bhūtavān) beheading Prajāpati who assumed the form of a male deer chasing his daughter in her form as a female deer (who later came to be known as the constellation Rohiṇī) is found in ...
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Any mantra/strota to increase courage and have a warrior like will?

Along with description I am providing the mantra number and the source. You can pick the mantra you like and check its translation using any online conversion tool if needed. The Vedas sing about ...
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Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva in Brahma Vaivarta Purana?

Since the other two answers addressed the first part of your question (The verses from Brahma Vivarta Purana), let me take the opportunity to address the second part of the question (Can you explain ...
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Question regarding the Guna based classification of Kalpas and the devatas therein

Yes, though puranas mentions Kalpas being divided into Sat, Raj, Tam. But ultimately prayer goes to the 4th Turiya one only. Shiva Purana 7.1.13.: I (Vāyu) shall narrate how Rudra was born and how ...
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Scriptural Reference for the following below statement marked in bold

Well, it's been almost 2 months but i haven't got any answer yet. So, i guess i have to answer my own question to the best if my knowledge. Future of Ashwatthama, according to the scriptures.: 1st as ...
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Is the Prasada / Nirmalya of Shiva impure and leads to hell?

These are prakshiptas (interpolations) that are common in both Vaishnava and Saiva related puranas which were inserted by those sectarian acharyas(cult leaders), and pass of as Bhagavan Vedavyasa's ...
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Any mantra/strota to increase courage and have a warrior like will?

Aparajita Stotram from Devi Mahatyam of Markandeya purana Mahishasura mardini stotram by sankaracharya
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How and when can god listen our pray?

The calculation of time attributing to Brahma is a Puranic concoction. But, that doesn't mean it to be invalid or otherwise. Accept or deny, a Literature is what it is. Now, coming to the 'time' part ...
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Significance of Sharabha avatar defeating Narasimha?

spiritual significance of narasimha-sharabha battle is to glorify anyajanma tirtha & narasimha returning to vishnu form as described in vamana purANa ch. 36 : 28. A holy place anyajanma falls on ...
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How was Bhagwan Shiva born?

Svetaswatara Upanishad 4:18.: “When there is complete absence of the darkness of ignorance, then what is experienced is neither day nor night; neither existence or non-existence; only one pure Siva ...
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What if I mispronounce words in Shiva tanam stotram?

It is customary to recite Kshama Prarthana shloka following the moola Stotra, a plea for forgiveness incase of any misgivings that occurred during the recitation . In this way one is relieved from the ...
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How many Shiva Sahasranama is there in Mahabharata, Purana, Agama, Tantra?

Devi Bhagavatham Bhagiratha krutham - from devi bhagavata https://sanskritdocuments.org/doc_shiva/shivasahasranAmastotradevIbhAgavata.html Vayu Puranam Vayu Purana (1.30.179-284) is almost the same ...

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