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Sri Ardhanarishwara Stotram devotional song the song is sung about the Lord Shiva and Parvathi in other words durga the app contains 9 wallpapers the app. Ardhanarishvara represents the synthesis of masculine and feminine energies of the universe (Purusha and Prakriti) and illustrates how Shakti, the female. Shiva Jaya Jayakara Dhyana Stotram. Listen to Dr. S. K. Ardhanarishwara Stotram song from the album Sri Shiva Sahasranamavali Stotras is released on Feb

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Ardhanarishwara Stotram Song

One side of the head is adorned with a beautiful braided decoration and other sports an unkempt jaTAmakuTam. As her attempt to humiliate the sage had failed, Parvati punished herself with austerities that pleased Shiva and led him to grant her the boon of uniting arthanageeswarar him, thereby compelling Bhringi to worship her as well as himself in the form of Ardhanarishvara.

In some arghanareeswarar, the goddess unites with Shiva again and promises to be born as Sati on earth to be Shiva’s wife. Nandi usuallysometimes along with a lion. The sculpture is three-headed and eight-armed, holding akshamalakhadga swordpashamusalakapala skull cuplotus and other objects. The concept of Ardhanarishvara originated in Kushan and Greek cultures simultaneously; the iconography evolved in the Kushan era 30— CEbut was perfected in the Gupta era CE.

Accumulated coins can be redeemed to, Hungama subscriptions. The cult may have had occasional followers, but was never aligned to any sect.

It is found in more or less all temples and shrines dedicated to Shiva all over India and South-east Asia. The posture of Ardhanarishvara may be tribhanga — bent arthanareeswarat three parts: Ardhanarishvara remains a popular iconographic form found in most Shiva temples throughout India, though very few temples are dedicated to this deity.


Another woman, the river Ganga — often depicted flowing out of Shiva’s locks — sat on his head, while Parvati as Gauri sat on arthanareeswarar lap.

Ardhanarishwara Stotram

It hints at his androgynous nature, describing him both as male and female. One who repeats it again and again will attain all powers and perfection. S He who reads this stotram containing eight verses with bhakti will obtain all s he desires, honor, a long life, and all auspicious things for eternity.

The yajnopavita may also divide the torso into its male and female halves. In one verse, the right eye is compared to the sun, the left one is compared to moon and the one of forehead is compared to fire.

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The union of these principles is exalted as the root and womb of all creation. The face has a common third eye. The other stotrxm occupied by the Lord is smeared with ashes from the funeral pyre. Often, the right half of Ardhanarishvara is male and the left is female.

A similar syncretic image is Hariharaa composite form of Shiva and Vishnu, the Supreme deity of the Vaishnava sect. The name Ardhanarishvara means “the Lord Who is half woman. Archived from the original on 4 July It is traditional to relate woman’s eyes with nilotpala flower.

She has a fuller thigh and a curvier body and hip than the male part of the icon. Music Videos Movies Tv Shows. The Naradiya Purana mentions that Ardhanarishvara is half-black and half-yellow, nude on one side and clothed on other, wearing skulls and a garland of lotuses on the male half and female half respectively.


Ardhanarishvara represents the synthesis of masculine and feminine energies of the universe Purusha and Prakriti and illustrates how Shakti, the female principle of God, is inseparable from or the same as, according to some interpretations Shiva, the male principle of God.

SHE is the mother of this world and He is the Father. Retrieved from ” https: The interdependence of Shiva on his power Shakti as embodied in Parvati is also manifested in this form.

It declares Rudra — the antecedent of the Puranic Shiva — the maker of all and the root of Purusha the male principle arthanareeswarrar Prakriti the female principleadhering to Samkhya philosophy. Together with the remaining arms, Ardhanarishvara plays a veena. The file is not to be copied or reposted for promotion of any website or individuals or for commercial purpose without permission.

The Puranas and various iconographic treatises write about the mythology and iconography of Ardhanarishvara. It is likewise reflected in iconography: Didn’t receive stotrma mail?