Siva: The Auspicious Lord


Lord Shiva, a pivotal pillar of the Hindu Trimurti or Trinity, is the Supreme and Blissful God who creates as he destroys, transforms, and guards the Universe and existence. Often referred to as the destroyer, God Shiva forms the defining aspect of the Shaivite Hindu sects and traditions. This work briefly examines the mythology, origins, legends and sacred scriptures surrounding the blessed Lord along with his consort, Goddess Parvathi and Shakthi in all their many manifestations and names, along with the rest of the Lord's family comprising of his sons Lord Ganesha and Lord Kartikeya.