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Who is Lord Shiva first wife?
Sati, Sanskrit Satī (“Virtuous Woman”), in Hinduism, one of the wives of the god Shiva and a daughter of the sage Daksa. Sati married Shiva against her father’s wishes.
Is Ganga the wife of Shiva?
No, Goddess Ganga is not Shiva’s wife. Shiva has only one wife and she is Goddess Shakthi. Goddess Shakthi in her first birth was born as Sati and Immolated herself, due to her father’s attitude towards her husband Shiva, and not realizing her true Shakthi form.
Who is the son of Lord Shiva?
How many sons did Lord Shiva have? Shiva is known to have two sons — the lovable elephant-headed god Ganesha, the destroyer of obstacles and Lord Kartikeya, the god of war.
Does Shiva have 2 wives?
7. Shiva is considered to have two wives, Sati and Parvati. But Parvati is the reincarnation of Sati and therefore the two’s existence is actually one who is called Shakti in all the antiquity books. Though she is in love with him but had not received the right as her wife as Shiva is married only to one soul, Shakti.
Why did Shiva killed Parvati?
In the Shiva Purana, when Shiva was meditating on Mount Mandara, Parvati was in a playful mood and covered Shiva’s eyes. This caused the whole universe to become covered in darkness. Brahmā granted Andhaka these wishes, but warned him that he could still be killed by Shiva.
Why did Shiva cut his wife?
To reduce Shiva’s grief, Vishnu cuts Sati’s corpse as per Vaishnava Puranas; whose parts fell on the places Shiva wandered. The Shaiva version says that her body disintegrated on its own and the parts fell while Shiva was carrying Sati’s corpse in various places. Shiva, later on, married Parvati.
Can a girl worship Lord Shiva?
Unmarried girls are not allowed to worship Shivling. Lord Shiva gives a boon to a loved one if he is worshiped with a true heart and with honest desire, unmarried girls to worship Bholenath. But worshiping Lord Shiva’s Shivling form is forbidden to worship them for them.