SIVA Lord of Contrasts

  • By Lalita Ramakrishna
  • February 8 2021
Ramakrishna Jyotirling

Siva’s roles highlight traditionally opposed and mutually exclusive customs.

Siva is a Yogi and householder, Rudra and Ashu-tosha, Detached and Attached, Pleasing and Horrific and Palace-Cremation ground too.  

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1. Albums of Jyotirlings

2. Albums of Shiv Temples

3. Shiv Sotram


This article was first published in the September 2016 issue of Tattvaloka, the Splendour of Truth. Tattvaloka is published under the aegis of the illustrious 9th century Sringeri Sri Sharada Peetham, and the Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya of Sringeri. This article is courtesy and copyright Tattvaloka ( You can subscribe online at . Cost is Rs 496/ for one year (12 monthly issues) print, Rs 1,390 for three years, Rs 11,900 for Lifetime subscription.


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