Mahashivratri Special: What Do Lord Shiva’s Ornaments Symbolise?
Shiva, part of the holy trinity and known as the destroyer, has a very different mien compared to other Hindu deities. All the ornaments that adorn him have an interesting significance. Let’s understand the meaning behind these symbols of Lord Shiva. The crescent moon: The waxing moon signifies the importance and substance of time. The moon also symbolizes a calm mind and foresight. And any work if done with a calm and stable mind always gives positive results. Earrings (Kundal): Shiva wears a bigger earring in his right ear, which signifies manhood, and wears a smaller one in his left […]