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Offline Chanchal

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Scientific facts about SivaLingam
« on: June 29, 2009, 07:57:14 AM »
Good morning people,
I found this interesting pic on explaining how sivalingam is a biological symbolism. Just wanted to share it with you guys..

p/s: sorry didn't know how to resize the image :-[ You'll find the whole article as attachement.


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Re: Scientific facts about SivaLingam
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2009, 10:08:45 PM »
Wow!! Interesting Chanchal!
Thanks for sharing it with us!
Seems to make sense, but might have been made up a little...
Be careful with such information ya..

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Re: Scientific facts about SivaLingam
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2010, 10:35:30 PM »
Hi all!

I just wanted to share some explanation that was given by a teacher from Hinduism, Mr Kathirasan, about Shiva Lingam. Here it is:

"We can understand the Linga from the Puranic (Purana literally means old stories) perspective and the Agamic (or Vedic) perspective. Linga being Shiva & the base being Shakthi. When we pray to the Shivalinga, we worship the cosmic union of Shiva (efficient cause) and Shakti (material cause) that creates the Universe. The Shivalinga is like a snapshot of the creative potential of Shivashakti.

From the agamic (or vedic) standpoint Shivalinga is rupa-arupa. Which means that the Linga is amorphic. So it represents the nature of God. Ishvara (God) is arupa (formless) and therefore the closet rupa (form) to indicate the arupa (formless) is the shivalinga which is rupa-arupa (amorphic).

Hope this helps. It is highly meaningful if Hindus can go beyond the abrahamic religions' perception of union as something sinful and abhorrent.  :)"

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