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Doubts & Discussions about Lord Shiva Part-2 (Page 19)

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Posted: 13 July 2013 at 1:51am | IP Logged
Originally posted by -ShrNi-

does anyone know why Kartikeya is called Subramaniyam?
is there any story behind it
Google Maata wasnt helping-so i aksedLOL
I was gonna google it - then I read your last line!LOL
But I found this in WIkipedia.
It is not a pure Tamil Name, that's for sure.

Subramaniam (Tamil: ????????????? or ???????????; Telugu: ????????????) is a South Indian name. It is also be spelled Subramanian or Subramanyam. The name is derived from the Sanskrit words su (??), meaning "good" or "dear," and bramanian, meaning brahmin; the name translates loosely as "dear to Brahmins."

Yeah, this can be the meaning. So Lord Muruga is dear to Brahmins. WEll he is dear to all...

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Posted: 13 July 2013 at 2:03am | IP Logged
Can anyone tell me why saints have thought of SAKAR swaroop of Shiva?????

He is NIRAKAR.

And why Shiva wear Tiger skin??

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Posted: 15 July 2013 at 12:33am | IP Logged
Originally posted by Proud-India

Can anyone tell me why saints have thought of SAKAR swaroop of Shiva?????

He is NIRAKAR.

And why Shiva wear Tiger skin??

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Shiva wears tiger skin coz he is close to nature and prefers being away from materialistic things which he has renounced...he is a yogi n unlike jainism...hindusim does not state that yogis should not wear clothesLOLLOL...yet, he  is d most sparcely clothed god!!!Big smileBig smile

shiva is nirakar...d one reason y he is worshipped as a lingam n not in his tiger-clothed yogi form...however, he is said to have a wife, kids n family...so, stones cannot have family..lolLOLLOL...tat is y he is given that yogi look...!!! 

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Posted: 18 July 2013 at 11:49pm | IP Logged
hey, can anyone tell me how long is this RAMAYAN story gonna continue in MAHADEV??? N d name of the new PARVATI...she is terrible...someone needs to teach her how to express emotions through eyes!!!Angry
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Posted: 19 July 2013 at 3:24am | IP Logged
In the ACK Elephanta, I read a different story of why Shiva wears a tiger skin.  A bunch of rishis, vainglorious about their greatness due to the devotion of their wives, become conceited, and so Mahadev & Narayan decide to teach them a lesson.  Mahadev takes the roop of a handsome youth, while Vishnu takes his Mohini roop.  The wives are attracted to Shiva, while the rishis are attracted to Mohini.  After a while the Rishis realize what's happening and try to curse the youth, but since it's Shiva, nothing happens.

Then they invoke a tiger, and the youth kills it, skins it and wears its skin.  They then invoke a snake, which the youth wraps around his neck like an ornament.  Then the youth returns to Shiva's original form and the rishis repent.

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Posted: 19 July 2013 at 3:35am | IP Logged
vrish, thank you for the story man, but one doubt remains, what did mahadev wear before this? Wink

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Posted: 19 July 2013 at 4:24am | IP Logged
Probably a tux Wink

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Posted: 19 July 2013 at 4:46am | IP Logged
So the chaila form of Mahadev taken in Daruk van is taken from this story. Only Vishnuji wasn't with him. 

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