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What is the meaning of Shivling?

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Asked by Jas Dsouza, 25 Jan '12 11:32 pm
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Shivling is a sacred symbol of the God - Lord Shiva's Shiva Linga. It is the name of a mountain in the Gangotri Group of peaks in the western Garhwal Himalaya near the snout of the Gangotri Glacier.
Answered by tapan parida, 25 Jan '12 11:41 pm

 
  
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Shiva ling - is a structure which represents infinite nature of lord shiva..! It is a representation of beginless and endless property of god, and shows oneness of whole universe..
Answered by kumar bhat, 25 Jan '12 11:35 pm

 
  
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Symbol of lord shiva.....
Answered by Genuine Sense, 26 Jan '12 01:28 am

 
  
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The Sanskrit word Lingam means symbol. Thus the literal meaning of Shiva Lingam is the symbol of Shiva. The Supreme Shiva doesnt have a form and every form is his form. The Shiva Lingam represents him, the Supreme Shiva who is formless. The way when we see a smoke, we infer the presence of fire, the moment we see Shiva Lingam we immediately visualize the existence of the Supreme Shiva.

It has been a common myth that Shiva Lingam represents male genital organs. This is not only misleading but also base less. Such misinterpretations are done in later Vedic period and popularized much later, when Indian literatures actually came into hands of foreign scholars. It was difficult to interpret the language and a word may have different meaning depending on the context. Some of the easy interpretation may be misleading. And such misinterpretation may actually be welcome, if you want to find the defects in somebody elses faith. This misunderstanding is can be one of the most glaring examples ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 26 Jan '12 01:18 am

 
  
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Sacred symbol of lord shankar
Answered by vijay, 26 Jan '12 12:33 am

 
  
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