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Why only Shiva lingam is worshiped not other God's?

Asked by R K Gaur, 19 Jun '09 07:36 pm
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It is all mythology
other GODS are happy as they are
Answered by anil garg, 29 Apr '10 10:15 pm

 
  
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ShivaLingam doesn't signifies Organ(LIng) of the shiva,it is the Lord Shiva idol(moorti) form in which he is worshipped,as you must have seen a pot of water or mill throwing water drops on it continuously,it is for cooling the head of shiva, as shiva is God of Destruction,death and if he becomes furious than world will end.
Answered by Nishant Rana, 19 Jun '09 07:44 pm

 
  
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Shiva lingam is the holy symbol of Lord shiva that is considered quite sacred and worshipped with devotion by the devotees. The sanskrit word li.ngam means symbol, so shiva lingam means symbol of shiva. It is considered the foremost sacred symbol for shaivaites and has been worshiped for ages. The purANas like shiva mahA purANam discuss about the superiority of li.nga worship.
Once the god of creation brahma and the god of protection mahA vishNu entered in an argument on deciding who is greater. When those two great gods were fighting between themselves, the Greatest of all Lord shiva who is formless and transcends everything appeared as a pillar of flame. God told brahma and vishNu that whoever finds the head or the foot of His flame form would be considered greater. brahmA took the form of swan ( ha.msam ) and set out to reach the top of the Fire. vishNu became a wild pig to see the foot of the Fire. Where are the limits for the infinite God ? They could not succeed in spite of thei ...more
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 19 Jun '09 07:43 pm

 
  
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Other god also get worshipped. like ganesh, durga etc
Answered by Atul Hingnekar, 19 Jun '09 07:36 pm

 
  
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