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20 Reasons Or Benefits Of Worshipping Lord Shiva

In Hindu Mythology, Lord Shiva is considered the supreme, he is one of the Trimurthis and has the most significance in Hinduism. He is the beginning of all and he is the one who destroys it all. Lord Shiva is worshipped by millions of people, not only in India but in other places where Hinduism lives. Mahadev is his other name and he is entitled to many more. He is pleasantly calm most of the time but he is also known as the angriest of all gods and can show his fierce side also. There are many reasons why he is an important Hindu deity and why millions of Hindus are devoted to him.

Here Are The 20 Reasons Or Benefits Of Worshipping Lord Shiva:

1. Praying to Lord Shiva with a pure heart and dedication can benefit you the most at the time when you are affected by grah dosh or Planetary Dosh.

Lord Shiva Ruins

2. As per Hindu mythology, Samudra Manthan happened during this month only and Lord Shiva is also called Neelkantha after drinking Halahala, a deadly poison, since then.

Samudra Manthan

3. Lord Shiva is considered as an ideal Purush means, a good and caring husband, for the same women worship him to get an ideal husband like him.

Lord Shiva Good Husband

4. Devotees of Mahadev who perform Shiva Puja with a pure heart are protected against deadly diseases.

Lord Shiva Dancing

5. Mantras like “Om Namah Shivay and Maha Mrituynjay Jaap” are dedicated to Mahadev, and chatting them can save a person from danger and calamitous death.

Om Namah Shivay

6. As per sayings of Legends, Moksha Prapti or Salvation of your soul can be achieved by worshipping Mahadev.

Moksha Prapti or Salvation

7. Fasting, donating or making charities on Monday can bring happiness and joy as per the ancient beliefs.

Somwar Fast

8. Worshipping Lord Shiva and fasting in Sawan Somvar can provide happy married life, wealth, luxury, and prosperity to children and rise in a generation.

Worshipping Lord Shiva and fasting in Sawan Somvar

9. Married women worship Mahadev (Shiva) and perform fasting on majorly Mondays, the day that represents Mahadev, to pray for the long life of their husbands

Married women worship Mahadev

10. Devotees of Lord shiva on Saturdays perform Tailabhishekam for Shanidev at Shani temples so that they can protect themselves from the negative effects of Shani dosh.

Tailabhishekam for Shanidev

11. If you are worshipping Shambhu (SHIVA) with a pure heart he can bless you with the Shiva tattvas which purifies the mind, senses, and body and bless the souls.

worshipping Shambhu

12. Each day has a spiritual significance for Mahadev, a person cannot afford to skip engaging in devotional activities even for once.

spiritual significance for Mahadev

13. From Lord Shiva the flow of knowledge is formed, worshipping him means pursuing wisdom and knowledge.

Lord Shiva the flow of knowledge is formed

14. Mahadev is also known for his fury, he is the angriest god among all in Hindu mythology. When he gets angry he can destroy the existence of the whole universe. And in the same way, he understands the actions that you do while being angry.

Mahadev is also known for his fury, he is the angriest god among all in Hindu mythology

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15. Lord Shiva can be pleased easily, He is also called Bholenath or भोलेनाथ, which means Innocent, simple, down-to-earth. Even when you are deceiving yourself he can understand.


16. It is pretty easy to worship Mahadev than any other deity, you don’t need any kind of priest or heavy arrangements. Simply choose the right words and pray to him directly.

worship Mahadev

17. Lord Shiva is known for his innocence, without discrimination he has even granted the power and knowledge to Rakshasa or Asuras or Demons who worship him.

Rakshasa or Asuras or Demons

18. Mahadev considers family as an important part of life, since he is a family man, he knows the value of having one.

Mahadev considers family as an important part of life

19. Mahadev is also called Pashupatinath because he is the protector of animals. To have a better life yourself for the next time you will be born you can worship him.

the protector of animals

20. The name of Lord Shiva represents the body, its movement and life itself.

Lord Shiva Life

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