Why are there so many devotees of Lord Shiva?

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santosh Gairola   By   santosh |     Last updated : 13 March 2019

Why are there so many devotees of Lord Shiva

Why there are so many devotees of Lord Shiva, is not tough to understand. Indeed, Shiva is the great Lord who is known as the primary Lord in Hinduism.


There are numerous compelling facts connected with Shiva which makes him super God. Following any characteristics of Lord Shiva can transform our lives and make you invincible like him.

In this post, we have shared Why Lord Shiva is famous all over the world and why there are so many devotees of Lord Shiva?

What is Lord Shiva known for

Shiva is immortal, infinite, omniscient and one of Pre Vedic lord in the Hinduism.

In the Sanatan Dharma, Shiva is responsible for destroying all sort of darkness which includes Kaam (lust), Krodh (anger), Moh (passion), Maya (illusion), Ahankara (ego).

Lord Shiva's Rudra form is catastrophic and regarded as the most devastating form of auspicious Shankara.

Whereas, Lord Shiva peaceful form is Bholenath which is also the most loved name of Shiva. It is also the primary form of Shiva which is auspicious.

In that primary aspect, Shiva is the Moksha giver and considered as Mahakaal who frees people from their sins.

Being the Hindu God of destruction Lord Shiva is the perfect blend of external hardness and inner calmness.

He seems hard from physical appearance whereas he is calm and polite internally.

Why Lord Shiva is famous

Shiva is the Lord of Meditation, Compassion, super strength, grace, enlightenment, Yoga, and knowledge.

Every Yogi knows where Goddess Shakti meets Lord Shiva within them while awakening their Kundalini Chakras.

The Lord who likes to dwells more in the cremation ground instead of temples and devotees offer Marijuana to Shiva in the devotion.

That is the exciting part of God Shiva which attracts lots of people towards Shiva.

They want to know what is the Lord close connection with cremation ground ashes and why Shiva wears the garland of Rudraksha which makes him the most stylish Lord.

They offer weed in the form of their Sin so that Shiva could liberate them from their sins.

You can easily find people wearing Lord Shiva T-Shirt. Such stuff is enough to prove the fame of Shiva in the modern generation.

The top 5 reasons to understand, why there are so many devotees of Lord Shiva?

why there are so many devotees of Lord Shiva

  • Shiva is Adideva, There is no father of Shiva.
  • Every unmarried girl wants a husband with qualities of Lord Shiva.
  • Lord Shiva is the greatest giver
  • The Server of Justice.
  • Easily pleasable Lord
1 - Shiva is Adideva, There is no father of Shiva.

Shiva is Param Brahma; the one is the soul maker.

There is no one like Shiva; In the highest aspect, Lord Shiva is voidness regarded as Sadashiva who doesn't have any start and end.

2 - Every unmarried girl wants a husband with qualities of Lord Shiva.

Aadishakti manifested herself two times, to marry Shiva. Firstly as Goddess Sati then Goddess Parvati.

Goddess Parvati is the incarnation of Goddess Sati.

In the physical realities, Lord Shiva has many excellent qualities; the qualities show Why Lord Shiva is complete Lord?

3 - Lord Shiva is the greatest giver

Shiva gifted Sudarshan Chakra to Lord Vishnu, Ax to Parshuram, and celestial weapon to warrior prince Arjuna for Mahabharata war; apart from that Shiva distributed nectar to others and absorbed Cosmic poison for himself.

4 - The Server of Justice.

Shiva is an epitome of simplicity, courage, and strength who served justice to everyone.

Lord Shiva never tricked in words anyone and gave whatever his devotees asked from him.

In that context, you should know the story of an Asur known by the name of Bhasmasura.

5 - Easily pleasable Lord

Few minutes of meditation with absolute devotion can efficiently connect you with Shiva. Shiva gets easily pleased by offering Bilva leaf to Lingam.

Even by simple chanting of Ram Naam pleases Lord Shiva.

Attributes of Shiva


Devotees of Shiva Loves everything about Lord Shiva.

Since the Kalpas, they are praising the attributes of Shiva which dwells in the heart of every Shiva devotee.

The Aura of Lord Shiva is Charismatic and makes him Vishnu Vallabha; the imagination of Trinity is incomplete without Shiva.

Shiva has the crescent on the head which represent the greatness of Shiva. He has thick hairs where goddess Ganga resides.

Mount Kailash is the abode of Shiva and, Goddess Parvati is the consort of Lord Shiva.

Shiva Parvati has a beautiful love story. Shiva is a Guru, father, husband, friend and the greatest Vairagi who believes in giving to others.

The third eye of Lord Shiva on his forehead signifies Lord Shiva control over the cosmos.

As a human, we can learn many lessons from Shiva.

The ways to worship Shiva

There is no restriction or any hard ritual to worship Shiva.

It is the reason Shivalayas doesn't have doors. Everyone is free to worship Shiva; Shiva is beyond the perception of the religious barrier.

Worshipping Shiva means worshipping your inner consciousness. Chanting Om Namah Shivaya mantra is the best example of it which has many benefits.

Everyone has a unique approach to worship Shiva. The freedom to worship Shiva helps people to connect with Lord Shiva.

Mahashivratri is the grand festival which defines the glory of Shiva. Devotees of Shiva from all over the world visit the Shivalayas and pours water on the Lingam.

Shiva is the breaker of orthodox rituals. The rituals which limit humanity from moving forward on the path of righteousness.

Shiva is known as Aghori Shiva which means Shiva is not extreme and Devotees of Shiva are free to follow any practice, lifestyle.

Most importantly, worshipping Shiva doesn't make you a religious person. It just awakens spirituality within you, and you start observing the beauty in everything.

Worshipping Shiva means

Worship Shiva means admiring Shiva's Ardhanarishvara form which means respecting femininity.

Devotees of Shiva are dispassionate from the materialistic world and always calm and engage themselves in the act of humanity.


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