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Monday, 24 February 2014

Shiva Lingam

Shiva Lingam is in various shapes, 11 typed shapes, elliptical, aniconic image, with a circular base or Peetam. He is beyond all qualities of Forms and Formlessness, He appears in either form or Formless.



01. Ashtaloha Lingam
   

It is made of eight metals and cures leprosy

02. Vaidurya Lingam
   

It is made of a precious stone called Vaiduryam -
Lapis and protects one from the enemy's arrogant attack

03. Spatika Lingam
   

It is made of Crystal and bestows fulfilment of all desires

04. Padara Lingam
   

It is made of mercury and bestows inestimable fortune.

05. Trapu Lingam
   

It is made of Tagara metal and makes one's life free from enemies, if adored

06. Ahasa Lingam
   

It is made of Vitroil of sulphate and relives one from the menace of enemies.

07. Seesa Lingam
   

It is made of Lead and makes the adorer invulnerable to foes.

08. Ashtadhtu Lingam
   

It is made of minerals and bestows sarvasiddhi - all super natural powers

09. Navaneetha Lingam
   

It is made of pure butter and confers fame and wealth.

10. Durvakadaja Lingam or Garika Lingam
   

It is made of a kind of Grass - argostis linaries and saves the adorer
from untimely or accidental death.

11. Karpura Lingam
   

It is made of camphor and bestows emancipation

12. Ayaskanta Lingam
   

It is made of magnet and confers Siddhi - super natural powers

13. Mouktika Lingam
   

It is made of Ashes obtained by burning pearls and confers auspiciousness and fortune.

14. Suvarna Lingam
   

It is made of gold and confers Mukti - deliverance of Soul from body

15. Rajita Lingam
   

It is made of silver and confers fortune.

16. Pittala Linam or Kamsya Lingam
   

It is made of an alloy brass and bell metal and confers the release of soul from body.

17. Bhamsa Lingam
   

It is made of Ash and confers all desirable merits.

18. Guda Lingam or Sita Lingam
   

It is made of Jaggery or Sugar and confers blissful life when adored.

19. Vamsankura Lingam
   

It is made of tender leaves of bamboo, and confers a long line of genealogy.

20. Pishta Lingam
   

It is made of rice four and blesses the adorer with education.

21. Dahdhidhughda Lingam
   

It is made of Milk and Curd on separating the entire quantity of water, and blesses the adorer with property and happiness.

22. Dhanya Lingam
   

It is made of grain and blesses bumper crops to the adorer.

23. Phala Lingam
   

It is made of fruits and blesses the owner of orchards with good crops of fruits.

24. Dhatri Lingam
   

It is made of a kind of acid fruit - phyllanthus Emblica and bestows liberation.

25. Gandha Lingam
   

It is made of Chandanam (sandal wood paste), three parts of Kumkumam and two parts of musk. Size determines the quantity and cost to be put in but the ratio remains constant.  If worship is made to this Lingam, one gets blessed with Shivasayujyamukti  - merging Jeevatma with Paramatma when one is consciousness. The cycle of birth and death comes to an end.

26. Pushpa Lingam
   

This is made of various kinds of fresh, fragrant, multi-coloured pleasant flowers. It blessed the adorer with kingship and acquisition of land.

27. Gosakru Lingam
   

It is made of dung of brown coloured cow. The adorer will be blessed with wealth, if he worships that Lingam.

28. Valuka Lingam
   

It is made of fine sand and the worship confers the status of Vidhyakara, belonging to one of the denominations of worshipful angels, besides Shiva Sayujya Prapti.

29. Yavagodhumasali Lingam
   

It is made of rice, maize and wheat flour, and if adored, it confers Sntana Prapti (blessing of child) in addition to wealth.

30. Sitakhanda Lingam
   

It is made of Sugar candy and blesses the adorer with robust health and disease free easy life.

31. Lavana Lingam
   

It is made of salt mixed with the powder of Hartal and Trikatukala. I blesses the adorer with Vasikaranasakti  -- the power that subdues other with the help of spells and charms.

32. Tilapista Lingam
   

It is made with the paste of Gingely seeds, the desires of the doer are fulfilled, if worshipped.


   








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