Shiva meaning "The Auspicious One", also known as Mahadeva ("Great God"), is one of the three major deities of Hinduism. According to Hindu mythology, Shiva is in the form of Vishnu and Brahma yet one with them. He is Anant, one who is neither found born nor found dead. He is the Parabrahman within Shaivism, one of the three most influential denominations in contemporary Hinduism. He is one of the five primary forms of God in the Smarta Tradition, and "the Transformer".
Shiva the auspicious one) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the Supreme Being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism.
Shiva is the "destroyer and transformer" within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and Vishnu.In Shaivism tradition, Shiva is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe. In the goddess tradition of Hinduism called Shaktism, the goddess is described as supreme, yet Shiva is revered along with Vishnu and Brahma. A goddess is stated to be the energy and creative power (Shakti) of each, with Parvati the equal complementary partner of Shiva. He is one of the five equivalent deities in Panchayatana puja of the Smarta tradition of Hinduism.
At the highest level, Shiva is regarded as formless, limitless, transcendent and unchanging absolute Brahman, and the primal Atman (soul, self) of the universe. Shiva has many benevolent and fearsome depictions. In benevolent aspects, he is depicted as an omniscient Yogi who lives an ascetic life on Mount Kailash as well as a householder with wife Parvati and his two children, Ganesha and Kartikeya. In his fierce aspects, he is often depicted slaying demons. Shiva is also known as Adiyogi Shiva, regarded as the patron god of yoga, meditation and arts.
The main iconographical attributes of Shiva are the third eye on his forehead, the serpent around his neck, the adorning crescent moon, the holy river Ganga flowing from his matted hair, the trishula as his weapon and the damaru. Shiva is usually worshipped in the aniconic form of Lingam. Shiva is a pan-Hindu deity, revered widely by Hindus, in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
1008 Names Of Shiva शिवजी के १००८ नाम
Shiva Raksha Stotram शिवा रक्षा स्तोत्रम
Shiva Rudram शिव रुद्रम
Shiv Chalisa शीव् चालीसा
Mahamrityunjay Mantra महामृत्युंजय मंत्र
108 Names Of Shiva शिवजी के १०८ नाम
Om Namah Shivay ॐ नमः शिवाय
Shatangaurmantra शतंगौरमंत्र ,
Om Tat Purushaya ॐ तात पुरुषाय
Umamaheshvara Stotram उमामहेश्वर स्तोत्रम
Shiva Tandava Stotram शिव तांडव स्तोत्रम
Subah Subah Le Shiv Ka Naam सुबह सुबह ले शिव का नाम
Namaskarartha Mantra नमस्कारार्थ मंत्र
Shiva Panchakshara Stotram शिव पंचाक्षर स्तोत्रम
Nirvana Shatkam निर्वाण षट्कम
Shiva Mantra Ghanapaatha शिव मंत्र घनपाठा
Namami Shamishaan मामि शमीशान
Om Jai Shiv Omkara ॐ जय शिव ओमकारा
Dvadasha Jyothirlinga Smaranam श्द्वादशा ज्योतिर्लिंग स्मरणम
Shri Margabandhu Stotram श्री मार्गबंधु स्तोत्रम
Shiva Shakthikrutam Ganedeesha Stotram शिव शक्तिकृतं गनड़ीशा स्तोत्रम
Vindhyeshvaree Stotram विन्ध्येश्वरी स्तोत्रम
Kapoor Gauram कपूर गौरम