Ever Wondered Who Gave Birth To Lord Shiva?

Get all your doubts clear after reading this. 

Ever Wondered Who Gave Birth To Lord Shiva?
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His hair symbolises unison of mind, his Trishul symbolises control of mind, his meditative pose symbolises calmness, his serpent symbolises letting go of your ego. 

Yes, I am talking about the Mahadeva of the universe Lord Shiva. 

We have heard so much about his divine powers and how he acts as the destructor of all evil in the world. There have been various mythological evidence and verses which narrate different stories about Lord Shiva's existence. Surprisingly, each one of them has something else in the store for us. Let's unravel everything one by one and consider all the possibilities that could have happened before all of us came into existence. 

Do you know about the father of Lord Shiva?

Do you know about the father of Lord Shiva?

Right after reading the title most of you might have got a little curious to know who is the father of Lord Shiva. Well, there is a common understanding, and it states that Lord Shiva had no parents. 

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Then, how was he born? 

Then, how was he born? 
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He is regarded as Anaadi. This word literally means that the world is without a start or an end. If he is Anaadi, he did not have a start. He is beyond birth and death. 

Once upon a time... 

Once upon a time... 
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If an article by Speaking Tree is to be believed, Lord Shiva was once asked the question that "Who is your father?" His reply was that Lord Brahma is his father. 

Who is your grandfather? 

Who is your grandfather? 
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When Shiva was further questioned about this, he said that Lord Vishnu is his grandfather.

Who is your great-grandfather? 

Who is your great-grandfather? 
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Again, when Shiva was asked about his great-grandfather, he replied that he is his own great-grandfather. 

There is another interesting story associated with this. 

There is another interesting story associated with this. 
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Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu were once arguing about the fact that who is more powerful. 

Suddenly, a blazing pillar of light appeared.

Suddenly, a blazing pillar of light appeared.
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The pillar extended towards the end of the world. Stretching from horizon to horizon. Both the Lords couldn't find the start or the end of the pillar, and this made them perplexed. 

Lord Shiva emerged from the pillar.

Lord Shiva emerged from the pillar.
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This proves that he has no start or end when it comes to his existence or birth. 

He is everywhere, and he has no singular existence. 

He is everywhere, and he has no singular existence. 
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Since all these facts are mythological, it is said that they can be a part of poetry or maybe a myth. But, many people also believe that Lord Shiva has been given various names, and he heeds to all his devotees when they call him. This shows that he is everywhere and he has no singular existence. 

What do you think? 

What do you think? 
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I personally feel that this can be a concept of God and spirituality. What is your take on it? Share what you think with me at muskan@wittyfeed.com