Shiva Parvati marriage

Why are there so many devotees of Lord Shiva?

santosh Gairola   By   santosh |     Last updated : 13 March 2019

Lord Shiva Parvati marriage

Shiva Parvati marriage defines how can true love overcome any barrier of the world. In this post, you will explore the wedding of Lord Shiva and Parvati.


In this post, we have shared an amusing story of Shiva and Parvati marriage.

The post explains the tale of divine love in which who is Shiva and who is Parvati could not be judge, both get merged into each other and becomes Ardhanarishvara.

The story also describes the life lesson from Lord Shiva and reveals the qualities of Lord Shiva.

  • Responsibility
  • Accountability
  • Loyalty
  • Self-control
  • Dignity
  • Destruction of evil
  • Dynamic transformation
  • Naturalistic (Lover of nature)
  • Self - Consciousness
  • Handling relationship beautifully

Shiva Parvati Marriage

Shiva Parvati wedding

The story begins when Goddess Parvati wins the heart of Shiva and Himavan decides that the marriage ceremony of Shiva and Parvati will be sumptuous.

Lord Vishnu receives the first invitation card of Shiva Parvati wedding. Narayan gets delighted after getting Shiva Parvati marriage invitation card.

It was the moment for which Narayan waited so long. After all, Shiva was getting married to Goddess Parvati who is the manifestation of Aadishakti.

Lord Vishnu fulfills all the responsibility as the brother of the bride which strengthen more the bond of affection between Shiva and Vishnu.

Himavan decorates the entire kingdom with the flowers and builds several palaces for deities.

Vishwakarma (architect of gods) was invited to make the wedding arrangement for the celestial marriage.

After that, Himavan allocates a beautiful palace for Shiva.

A special celebration gets started in Kailash; respected dignitaries join the ceremony.

It was the moment when deities and demons get united for Bholenath Wedding without any hoax.

Sage Dadhichi, Markande, Kashyap, Atri, Agastya apply turmeric powder on Mahadev's arms.

The startling sound of Damru was hailing all over the Himalayas. Ashes were flying all over the Kailash Parvat.

Sages were singing auspicious wedding songs and demigods were Shouting Har Har Mahadev. Wives of the Sages did the Arti ritual of Shiva.

Lord Brahma does the Tilak observance of Mahadev, Vishnu put Vibhuti on Shiva's arms.

Goddess Lakshmi and Goddess Saraswati put turmeric on Dakshinamurthy.

They tell that both are desperately waiting to see Gauri taking the responsibility of Kailash.

A large community to sculpture greets Shiva and express their thank for letting them attend the wedding of Shiva Parvati.

The leader of the sculpture community tells them that after being boycotted by Daksha Prajapati, Shiva has given them refugee on Kailash.

Therefore, they are grateful to Mahadev.

Shiva parvati Marriage ceremony

On the other side, Bull Nandi touches the feet of Shiva and pours milk and water on Shiva.

River Ganga emerges from Shiva's hair and showers Gangajal over Shiva.

Bhootnath was pleasantly smiling, and crescent was shining over Shiva's head.

Nandi takes the form of complete white Bull, and Shiva takes his seat on him.

Snake on Shiva's neck expands his head and becomes Shiva's Umbrella.

Ghost, spirits and distorted creatures start dancing followed by Gandharvas and sages.

Lord Vishnu looks at Shiva, and Shiva sees Narayan with a smile. Now, Shiva was ready to marry Gauri.

News reaches the palace that Shiva is approaching towards them. Parvati goes to the top of the hall to see the Greatness of Shiva.

Whereas, mother of Parvati, Meenawati waits for Shiva to reach the palace.

Lord Shiva is the destroyer of the ego who was aware of Meenawati ego.

Hence, Shiva requested Lord Vishnu or other divinities to lead the march.

Queen saw a Gandharva and ask is that person is Shiva?

Narada answers that he is not Shiva; someone informs Queen.

For a moment queen thinks, if Shiva's devotee is that handsome, then Shiva must be, the most attractive of them all.

Later queen Views Agni Deva, and her expectations keep increasing. Then Yama and after that Lord Vishnu appears.

Parvati's mother was too Sure that Lord Vishnu is Lord Shiva.

Her expectations break down when she comes to know that he is Vishnu, not Shiva.

Parvati mother was curious to see Shiva.

Suddenly, dancing ghost, spirits, phantoms comes, and queen gets scared after seeing them.

The mother of the Parvati, Prasuti starts screaming seeing them.

Shiva reaches wearing the tiger skin and garland of the skull; He had thick matted hairs. Rudraksha beads were on his muscular physique.

Abiding trident on his right hand; an army of the ghost was dancing behind Shiva.

Cremation ground ashes were in his body. Someone from bride's team says Aghori Shiva reached to marry the princess.

Queen collapses, and everyone wonders; what happened to the queen.

When she attains her consciousness, she questions who was that person? Who was that person who was throwing ashes in the air?

Someone Says he is Shiva, the groom.

Queen shouts louder, How could, I give Parvati to a Vairagi who owns nothing?

After knowing her mother anxiety, Parvati decides to meet her mother.

Parvati informs her mother that It was a Leela of Shiva. Queen tells to Parvati Are you mad Parvati? Why are you willing to marry him?

Why did you meditate upon him? Many handsome princes are there why have you chosen him?

Queen starts getting puzzled after thinking about the groom. Narad tries to convince Queen, but queen rejects Narad words.

Himavan also tries to convince Queen, but the queen gets upset.

Meanwhile, Parvati decides to Meet Shiva in Personal.

In the Heartily feelings, Parvati tells Shiva that my mother was expecting you to see you in charming guise. Now she is scared of your current Rudra form.

Swami, Only you can improve the current situation.

Shiva innocently replies, did I have done something wrong, Parvati?

I have presented myself as the way I am. Even in Kailash, I live in this form.

You have achieved me as your husband in that form only.

Parvati gives consent to that.

Parvati tells to Shiva that every mother expects her daughter to get married to the most handsome man.

There are a few things which people must understand.

  1. The outer beauty is destroyable Parvati whereas inner beauty is eternal.
  2. There is no parameter to understand beauty. It has different levels of variations for everyone.
  3. Parents must learn to give preference to inner beauty. Without inner beauty, outer beauty is useless which gets fade in a few years.

Parvati gets agreed on that.

Parvati and Shiva

On the other side, Vishnu meets Queen and defines Why Shiva is called Mahadev?

Narayan tells Queen that her daughter's groom is not an ordinary man.

Narayan reveals Shiva as an omniscient, invincible, limitless, immortal and greatest transformer.

Narayan tells Meenawati that she had seen the outer beauty of Shiva and judged him on that basis.

Narayan further elaborates that Shiva is the truth, and there is no one like Shiva. Trinity is incomplete without Mahadev.

Even, I m incomplete without chanting Om Namah Shivaya. Shiva is the Lord of the Lords.

Queen gets convinced and seeks an apology from Lord Vishnu. Meanwhile, Vishnu requests Shiva to take his divine morph.

Shiva wears white and blue color attire. The white and golden color necklace on his neck. Armlet was the off-white color.

Shiva was looking magnificent. Vishnu named him Chandrashekara.

Shiva appears in front of everyone in the form of Chandrashekara Avatar. Queen Meenawati greets Shiva and sees the divine avatar of Shiva.

After seeing the transformation of Shiva, she realizes her mistake in not recognizing the divinity of Shiva and judging on outer guise.

Meenawati Seeks apology from Shiva and requests Shiva to get back in his real appearance.

Shiva accepts the request of Parvati's mother and gets back in Shivoham appearance.

Everybody get delighted to see Shiva in real appearance.

The grand wedding of Shiva and Parvati takes place.


Triyuginarayan is a village in a district of Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India where the wedding of Shiva and Parvati took place.

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