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Parvati worships Shiva in this temple at noon even today

Parvati worships Shiva in this temple at noon even today

The Jambukeswarar Temple, in Tiruchirapalli’s Thiruvanaikaval is believed to be over 1,800 years old and was built by one of the early Chola rulers. 

Sawan special recipe: Watch how to make instant kheer at home!

Sawan special recipe: Watch how to make instant kheer at home!

On the auspicious occasion of month-long Sawan, you can try and make different yummy delicacies at home. The month of Sawan is dedicated to Lord Shiva, so you can make instant kheer at home and offer the same as prasad to the lord. Watch this video and learn how to make it easily.

Here’s why Lord Shiva is also known as Neelkantha

Here’s why Lord Shiva is also known as Neelkantha

The Samudra Manthan episode will establish the reason behind addressing Shiva as Neelkantha.

Shravan 2016: Note down the dates of Somwars or Mondays in this auspicious month

Shravan 2016: Note down the dates of Somwars or Mondays in this auspicious month

You may make a note of the following Shravan Somvar dates.

Shravan 2016: Simple things to do in this auspicious month

Shravan 2016: Simple things to do in this auspicious month

Since, the month of Shravana is dedicated to Lord Shiva, the most supreme of the Hindu Trinity, many devotees observe fast, visit temples, do abhishek and offer bilva leaves and milk to the Linga.

Shravan month 2016: Check out important dates and significance

Shravan month 2016: Check out important dates and significance

Here are the important dates in the month of Shravan according to the two different calendars.

Incredible! This leaning Shiva Temple in Varanasi is partially submerged in Ganga

Incredible! This leaning Shiva Temple in Varanasi is partially submerged in Ganga

Among the number of temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, there’s a shrine in Varanasi which is partially submerged in the holy Ganga.

Legend behind the famous Baijnath Shiva temple—You will be surprised to know the British connection!

Legend behind the famous Baijnath Shiva temple—You will be surprised to know the British connection!

We all have heard about the famous Baijnath Shiva Temple either from our parents or read it somewhere in a paper. But what most of us don't know is that the popular Shiva temple in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh has a British connection, rooted in its origin.

'Chennai 600028' sequel goes on floors

'Chennai 600028' sequel goes on floors

Venkat Prabhu plans to make Chennai 600028 Part II.

Lord Shiva – As He revealed himself to a Hungarian artist!

Among the pantheon of Indian deities, there is one who is particularly known for his simplicity and innocence and thus lovingly addressed as “Bhole Baba”.

Symbolism behind Lord Shiva’s Ardhanarishwara form

Symbolism behind Lord Shiva’s Ardhanarishwara form

We have heard and seen images of the Ardhanarishwar form of Lord Shiva which presents him as half-man and half-woman.

Lessons we can learn from Lord Shiva

Lessons we can learn from Lord Shiva

With Mahashivaratri around the corner, let’s take a look at some of the lessons we can learn from the Lord himself the one who represents eternal truth, invincible force, immortality and compassion.

Benefits of chanting ‘OM Namah Shivaya’

Benefits of chanting ‘OM Namah Shivaya’

The most popular Mantra – OM Namah Shivaya - that is chanted by most of us – is loaded with blessings.

Why Lord Shiva has crescent on his head?

Why Lord Shiva has crescent on his head?

Deeply disappointed and angered by Chandra’s behaviour, Daksha cursed his son-in-law by saying that his body would perish. 

What does the Hindu trinity – Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva – signify?

What does the Hindu trinity – Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva – signify?

Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva are popular as creator, caretaker and destroyer respectively of the universe.

Spirituality: Lord Shiva's 'Mahamrityunjaya Mantra' for conquering death

Spirituality: Lord Shiva's 'Mahamrityunjaya Mantra' for conquering death

Lord Shiva is one of the widely worshipped Hindu gods. Also, known as Mahadeva—Shiva forms one of the important pillars of the Hindu trinity—Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. Bhole Nath cures all the illnesses and fears residing in any of his devotees.

Spirituality: Monday special - Mantra dedicated to Lord Shiva for protection against evil

Spirituality: Monday special - Mantra dedicated to Lord Shiva for protection against evil

Chant the Rudra Gayatri Mantra dedicated to Lord Shiva on Mondays.

Spirituality: Know what is Kaal Bhairav Ashtami!

Spirituality: Know what is Kaal Bhairav Ashtami!

The ashtami falls on the eighth lunar day in the fortnight of the waning moon (Krishna paksha) in the Hindu month of Kartik.

Spirituality: Monday special - Chant Shiva Moola Mantra

Spirituality: Monday special - Chant Shiva Moola Mantra

Start your week by chanting this Moola Mantra dedicated to the Lord Shiva, the Lord of the Lords.

Sajid-Wajid compose song for animation series

Sajid-Wajid compose song for animation series

Brothers Sajid and Wajid have composed the title track for animated action-comedy series ‘Shiva’.