The Ardhanareeshvara represents a constructive and generative power. Ardhanareeshvara symbolizes male and female principles cannot be separated. It conveys the unity of opposites in the universe. The male half stands for Purusha and female half is Prakriti. Ardhanareeshvara harmonizes the two conflicting ways of life: The spiritual way of the ascetic as represented by Shiva, and the materialistic way of the householder symbolized by Parvati.
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This form reminds us that Shiva is beyond gender, yet encompasses both genders. Shiva represents the unmanifest and Shakti the manifest; Shiva the formless and Shakti the formed; Shiva consciousness and Shakti energy, not only in the cosmos as a whole but in each and every individual. Ardhanarishwara form also illustrates how the female principle of God, Shakti, is inseparable from the male principle of God, Shiva.
Ardhanarishwara in iconography is depicted as half-male and half-female, split down the middle. The Ardhanarishwara represents a constructive and generative power.
God is beyond the concept of any sex. God can be male, female, and even neuter too. So god existing in this intrinsic condition is referred as Ardhanarishwara. Shiva and Shakti are one and the same supreme power. Champeya gowrardha sareerakayai, Karpoora gourardha sareerakaya, Dhamillakayai cha jatadaraya, Nama Shivayai cha namashivaya. My salutations to both Parvathi and Shiva To Her whose body shines similar to molten gold, To Him whose body shines like the burning camphor, To Her who has a well made up hair, And to Him who has the matted lock.
Kasthurika kumkuma charchithayai, Chitharaja puncha vicharchithayai, Kruthasmarayai vikrutha smaraya, Nama Shivayai cha namashivaya. My salutations to both Parvathi and Shiva, To Her whose body is smeared with musk and saffron, To Him whose body is smeared with ashes of a burning ghat, To Her whose prettiness radiates love, And to Him who destroyed the God of love.
Jhanath kvanath kankana noopurayai, Padabja Rajat phani noopuraya, Hemangadhayai bhujagangadhaya, Nama Shivayai cha namashivaya. My salutations to both Prvathi and Shiva, To Her who has tinkling pretty anklets, To Him who has the king of snakes as anklet, To Her who shines with golden anklets, And to Him who has snakes as anklets. Visala nilothphala lochanayai, Vikasi pangeruha lochanaya, Samekshanayai vishamekshanaya, Nama Shivayai cha namashivaya.
My salutations to both Parvathi and Shiva, To Her who has eyes as wide as the blue lotus, To Him who has eyes as wide as a fully opened lotus, To Her who has even number of eyes, And to Him who has odd number of eyes. Mandhara mala kalithalakayai, Kapalamalankitha kandharaya, Divyambarayai cha Digambaraya, Nama Shivayai cha namashivaya. My salutations to both Parvathi and Shiva, To Her whose hair is decorated with divine flowers, To Him who wears a garland of skulls, To Her who dresses in great silks, And to Him wearing the eight directions.
Ambhodara syamala kunthalayai, Thadithprabha thamra jatadharaya, Nireeswarayai nikhileeswaraya, Nama Shivayai cha namashivaya. My salutations to both Parvathi and Shiva, To Her who has black hair like the swollen cloud, To Him who has copper matted locks like lightning, To Her who is the goddess of the mountains, And to Him who is the Lord of the universe. Prapancha srushtyun muka lasyakayai, Samastha samharaka thandavaya, Jagat jananyai Jagatheka pithre, Nama Shivayai cha namashivaya.
My salutations to both Parvathi and Shiva, To Her whose dance marks the creation of the world, To Him whose dance destroys everything, To Her who is the mother of the universe, To Him who is the father of the universe.
Pradeeptha rathnojjwala kundalaayai, Sphuran mahapannaga bhooshanayai, Shivanvithaayai cha Shivanvithaya, Nama Shivayai cha namashivaya. My salutations to both Parvathi and Shiva, To Her with glittering earrings of gems, To Him who wears a great serpent as an ornament, To Her who is divinely merged with Shiva, And to Him who is divinely merged with Parvathi.
Iti Shri Adishankara bhagavatpada virachitam Ardhanarishwara stotram Sampooranam. Shri Shiva tandav stotram was composed by Ravana , the king of Lanka. Shiva Tandava Stotra is a stotra that describes Just wanted to share this info with all our users as an thanks giving ritual to Dr.
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Ardhanarishwara Stotram- Such simple stotras not only bring out the beauty of the Sanskrit language, but also are often good teaching aids, as this stotra is for students learning 4th vibhakti Dative case. Enjoyed reading it. Please note: comments must be approved before they are published. Apr 29 0. Mar 03 0. If one worships Lord Shiva and chants Shri Daaridraya dhahan stotra daily then he gets rid of poverty and gets immense wealth.
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Ardhanareeshwara concept: Brain and psychiatry
This great stotra is a prayer to Lord Shiva in the form of Ardha Nareeswara. According to the references, I have it is written by a sage called Upamanyu. But in my search of the web, I found that it is included as a work of Adi Sankaracharya by no less a person than the great Swami Sivananda Himself. Since I am too insignificant to pass a judgment on this issue, I am giving below, the two versions which are slightly different , first the version by Sage Upamanyu and the second version by Adhi Sankara.
Ardha Nareeswara Ashtakam
Ardhanarishvara is depicted as half-male and half-female, equally split down the middle. The right half is usually the male Shiva, illustrating his traditional attributes. The earliest Ardhanarishvara images are dated to the Kushan period, starting from the first century CE. Its iconography evolved and was perfected in the Gupta era. The Puranas and various iconographic treatises write about the mythology and iconography of Ardhanarishvara. Ardhanarishvara remains a popular iconographic form found in most Shiva temples throughout India, though very few temples are dedicated to this deity.
Shri Ardhanarishwara Stotram with meaning ( अर्धनारीश्वर स्तोत्रम )