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Siva (Shiva) the Greatest God
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The paramount god of the Hindu Pantheon Maheswara or the Maha Ishwara meaning the greatest of Gods-Lord Siva is one whom no book can describe in totality. Believed to envelop the powers of genesis of existence and ultimate consummation, Siva- the Destroyer has so many manifestation attached to him by mythology that it is a very exhausting subject.

Yet an attempt has been here to present the lord, the various forms as Rudra Maheswara, Siva Nataraja and so no …in fact the whole spectrum of his being in an elaborate and comprehensive text amply of supported by sketches and illustrations.

Beginning with antiquity the book describes his malevolent and benevolent actions through the ages. The book will be of interest to Indologists, philanthropists art lovers and to general public in search of knowledge about Saivism.

 

About the Authors

Dr. Chitralekha Singh M.A., Ph.D. Litt, has been devoted to the study and research on Lord Siva for the Last twenty. The present work fulfills the desires of the readers in respect of Lord Siva with its invaluable text on the subject.

She is at present Institute of fine Arts and performing Arts, Dr. B.R. Amvedkar University Agra as well as head of to department Drawing and painting, Agra collage Agra.

Shri Prem Nath is a prolific reader and writer a co-author of man valuable books.

Dr. Lipika Singh M.A. Ph.D has wide experience in the field of history. Her contribution to this book is laudable.

 

Contents

 

   
Siva In Hoary Antiquity 1
Rudra 16
Siva’s Importance 24
Siva: Portrait 31
Sakti: Siva Sakti 42
Siva’s Family 48
Symbolism 67
As a Householder 77
Lingam 93
Mahayogi 113
A Bhikhshatan- Almsman 123
The peasant Bhumiya 131
Archer fighter and warrior 140
As Mendicant 164
Siva’s cosmos and residences 170
Serpents and siva 181
His Vehicle Nandi 186
Lascivious Character 190
Literature and arts 197
Manifestations of Siva 212
Saivism Sects 248
worship Festivals 262
Siva temples and pilgrimage 283
Siva in art iconography 299
Conclusion 324

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Siva (Shiva) the Greatest God

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Back of the Book

The paramount god of the Hindu Pantheon Maheswara or the Maha Ishwara meaning the greatest of Gods-Lord Siva is one whom no book can describe in totality. Believed to envelop the powers of genesis of existence and ultimate consummation, Siva- the Destroyer has so many manifestation attached to him by mythology that it is a very exhausting subject.

Yet an attempt has been here to present the lord, the various forms as Rudra Maheswara, Siva Nataraja and so no …in fact the whole spectrum of his being in an elaborate and comprehensive text amply of supported by sketches and illustrations.

Beginning with antiquity the book describes his malevolent and benevolent actions through the ages. The book will be of interest to Indologists, philanthropists art lovers and to general public in search of knowledge about Saivism.

 

About the Authors

Dr. Chitralekha Singh M.A., Ph.D. Litt, has been devoted to the study and research on Lord Siva for the Last twenty. The present work fulfills the desires of the readers in respect of Lord Siva with its invaluable text on the subject.

She is at present Institute of fine Arts and performing Arts, Dr. B.R. Amvedkar University Agra as well as head of to department Drawing and painting, Agra collage Agra.

Shri Prem Nath is a prolific reader and writer a co-author of man valuable books.

Dr. Lipika Singh M.A. Ph.D has wide experience in the field of history. Her contribution to this book is laudable.

 

Contents

 

   
Siva In Hoary Antiquity 1
Rudra 16
Siva’s Importance 24
Siva: Portrait 31
Sakti: Siva Sakti 42
Siva’s Family 48
Symbolism 67
As a Householder 77
Lingam 93
Mahayogi 113
A Bhikhshatan- Almsman 123
The peasant Bhumiya 131
Archer fighter and warrior 140
As Mendicant 164
Siva’s cosmos and residences 170
Serpents and siva 181
His Vehicle Nandi 186
Lascivious Character 190
Literature and arts 197
Manifestations of Siva 212
Saivism Sects 248
worship Festivals 262
Siva temples and pilgrimage 283
Siva in art iconography 299
Conclusion 324

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