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Describe the form of Shanmukha?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 09 Mar '13 08:31 pm
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In common with all Hindu mythological accounts and stories, the descriptions and the legends about Subrahmanya also embody various esoteric truths. Lord Subrahmanya has six faces. He holds a spear or Vel, and He rides on a peacock. The peacock stands upon a black serpent. A cock is the Lords banner. He has two wives, Valli and Deivayanai. He is the son of Parama Siva. He came out of Sivas third eye, in the form of fire or light Jyotis. His achievements consisted of the destruction of the great Asura Soorapadma who, with his assistants, was enslaving Indra and other Devas. He married Deivayanai, the daughter of Indra. On the advice of Narada, He married also Valli, the foster-daughter of the hunter-king Nambi, after testing her devotion pretty severely. Even as a boy, Lord Subrahmanya imprisoned Brahma for his ignorance of the meaning of the Pranava Mantra and released him only at the request of Lord Siva. Incidentally, He also expounded to Lord Siva the meaning of the same Mantra. All ...more
Answered by LIPSIKA, 09 Mar '13 08:40 pm

 
  
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Shanmukham means six faces. It symbolizes the 6 channels of knowing. The 5 physical senses and the inner eye.............knowing the inner and out world at once!
Answered by Shunmugham, 09 Mar '13 09:39 pm

 
  
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Shanmukham means six faces
Answered by Quest, 10 Mar '13 10:27 am

 
  
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Shanmukha means six faces (Lord with six faces) and six phases of life. He is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvathi, who has been given the power to demolish the demon and safeguard the devotees.
Answered by Seshadri Srinivasan, 09 Mar '13 10:13 pm

 
  
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In common with all Hindu mythological accounts and stories, the descriptions and the legends about Subrahmanya also embody various esoteric truths. Lord Subrahmanya has six faces. He holds a spear or Vel, and He rides on a peacock. The peacock stands upon a black serpent. A cock is the Lords banner. He has two wives, Valli and Deivayanai. He is the son of Parama Siva. He came out of Sivas third eye, in the form of fire or light Jyotis. His achievements consisted of the destruction of the great Asura Soorapadma who, with his assistants, was enslaving Indra and other Devas. He married Deivayanai, the daughter of Indra. On the advice of Narada, He married also Valli, the foster-daughter of the hunter-king Nambi, after testing her devotion pretty severely. Even as a boy, Lord Subrahmanya imprisoned Brahma for his ignorance of the meaning of the Pranava Mantra and released him only at the request of Lord Siva. Incidentally, He also expounded to Lord Siva the meaning of the same Mantra. All ...more
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 09 Mar '13 08:51 pm

 
  
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