Shiva

Shiva An Extensive Look At All The Aspects Of Multi Natured Shiva Explores The Shamanic Roots Of World Spirituality As Exemplified By This Hindu God Who Shares Many Of The Attributes Of The Norse Odin And The Celtic Cernunnos Looks At Shiva S Relation To Contemporary Culture, Tantra, And The Dualistic Religions Of The WestTo His Devotees Shiva Is The Entire Universe And The Core Of All Beings Hindu Myth Shows Him Appearing At The Beginning Of Creation As A Giant Pillar Of Fire From Which This World Sprang Forth Yet He Is Also The Most Approachable Of Gods, For He Is The Lover Of Lovers And The Devotee Of His Devotees Of The 1,008 Names Of Shiva, Pashupati, Lord Of Animals, Is One Of The Most Common His Special Relation To Animals Along With His Trickster Nature Reveal The Deep Connection Of Shiva To Shamanism And Other Gods Such As The Norse Odin And The Celtic Cernunnos That Came Out Of The Paleolithic Traditions.Ethnologist Wolf Dieter Storl Was First Captivated By Shiva When He Was In India As A Visiting Scholar At Benares Hindu University In This Book He Invites Readers To Join In The Lively And Mythical World Of Shiva, Or Mahadev, God Of All Gods Shiva Is A Study In Contrasts As The Lord Of Dance He Looses Himself In Ecstatic Abandon With His Consort Parvati He Can Make Love For 10,000 Years Both Men And Women Worship Him For His Ability To Unite And Balance Masculine And Feminine Energies But As The Ascetic Shankar He Sits In Deep Meditation, Shunning Women, And None Dare Disturb Him Lest He Open His Third Eye And Immolate The Entire Universe Lord Of Intoxicants And Poisons, He Is The Keeper Of Secret Occult Knowledge And Powers, For Which He Is Worshipped By Yogis And Demons Alike Shiva Dances Both The Joy Of Being And The Dance Of Doom But In Every Aspect He Breaks Through The False Ego To Reveal The True Self Lying Within This Is His True Power. an in depth analysis of shiva and his origins with frequent cross references to other indo european traditions that sheds a brilliant light upon western pagan traditions this book is fascinating, and is the only non fiction book i ve read so far that was hard to put down the prose is simple and clear, the sources are extensively credited, and the information is pertinent to almost any pagan tradition this is exactly the kind of information i was looking for when i started to study shiva in an an in depth analysis of shiva and his origins with frequent cross references to other indo european traditions that sheds a brilliant light upon western pagan traditions this book is fascinating, and is the only non fiction book i ve read so far that was hard to put down the prose is simple and clear, the sources are extensively credited, and the information is pertinent to almost any pagan tradition t
An exceptional, encyclopedia like book on Shiva, that touches on many unknown matters on Hinduism and it s deep connections with other religions No other book had touched this well on the dark Shiva and the various myths and legends pertaining to him Plenty of shocking and disturbing revelations Unfortunately in some chapters, the writer s language and narration shows biasness against some other religions And in the first few chapters, too many myths and stories are depicted that leaves the An exceptional, encyclopedia like book on Shiva, that touches on many unknown matters on Hinduism and it s deep connections with other religions No other book had touched this well on the dark Shiva and the va
This a great book to understand the origins and the mythos surrounding Shiva There is a lot of comparative analysis between the cultures that share similar deities, beliefs, myths, and practices The author goes in detail of the stories of Shiva found in the folklore and explains the symbolic significance of those this helps in explaining many of the rituals we conduct without really understanding why we do what we do..A great introduction and many insights for a devotee or a theologian or a This a great book to understand the origins and the mythos surrounding Shiva There is a lot of comparative analysis between the cultures that share similar deities, beliefs, myths, and practices The author goes in detail of the stories of Shiva found in the folklore and explai
Re reading this book after years of deeper practice and study in Saivism has caused me to re evaluate it It is a fascinating, in some ways inspiring, book on Lord Siva But it is also deeply colored by Eurocentric biases and academic assumptions It will always be important to me as the first b
I am not getting any option to read on iphone 5s Please help me A great book to learn about Lord Shiva how people worship him in India in different ways Some chapters a little draggy Otherwise, a great book

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  • Paperback
  • 312 pages
  • Shiva
  • Wolf-Dieter Storl
  • English
  • 26 January 2018
  • 159477014X