How do you worship a lingam?

How do you worship a lingam?

Before starting the Puja, the devotee takes a bath and wear freshly washed clothes. Hymns praising Lord Shiva or the mantra ‘Om Namaha Shivaya’ are repeated to create a mood for worship. Then, the devotee sits in front of the lingam and blows conch or ring bells. This indicates the beginning of the Puja.

What is Ashta lingam?

Ashta Lingams Temple is situated around the Arunachala Hill in Thiruvannamalai. Each of these temples is located around the octagonal perimeter reflected by the four cardinal and four inter-cardinal points. As per legend, it is believed that the cardinal points represent the vital aspects and qualities of life.

Can we worship ice Shiva lingam at home?

People are usually advised against keeping a shiv ling at home. As he is the lord of death, it is considered inauspicious to keep a shiv ling at home.

What is the benefits of Sphatik Shivling?

Benefits of Sphatik Shivling Energized Shivling clears the mind of all negative influences. Shivling brings wealth and happiness. Shivling controls blood pressure and heart diseases. Shivling eliminates misfortunes and brings good luck and success in life.

Can I sleep with Shiva lingam?

For those who feel they need a boost of vitality and prana energies, meditating or sleeping with Shiva lingam is highly recommended. Thus when one works with a sacred object like the Shiva Lingam, one can receive the benefit of the efforts of all those who have used such stones in spiritual persuits throughout history.

How many Lingams are there?

There are exact 12 jyotirlingas that have been strategically placed across the country in numerous locations. Hindu devotees from around the country often take up pilgrimages and spiritual journeys to visit these jyotirlingas to seek the blessings of Lord Shiva and his many forms.

How many Lingas are there in Girivalam?

8 lingams
Agni Lingam is one of the 8 lingams in Girivalam.