Sri Ardhanarishwara Stotram devotional song the song is sung about the Lord Shiva and Parvathi in other words durga the app contains 9 wallpapers the app. Ardhanarishvara represents the synthesis of masculine and feminine energies of the universe (Purusha and Prakriti) and illustrates how Shakti, the female. Shiva Jaya Jayakara Dhyana Stotram. Listen to Dr. S. K. Ardhanarishwara Stotram song from the album Sri Shiva Sahasranamavali Stotras is released on Feb

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Arthanareeswara Stotram

Nandi usuallysometimes along with a lion. Please enter Valid details Ok got it! In this form, Shiva in his eternal embrace arthanareeswaarar Prakriti represents the eternal reproductive power of Nature, whom he regenerates after she loses her fertility.

The left ear wears a valika-kundala a type of earring.

Please help to maintain respect for volunteer spirit. The iconographic 16th century work Shilparatnathe Matsya Purana and Agamic texts like Amshumadbhedagama, Kamikagama, Supredagama and Karanagama — most of them of South Indian origin — describe the iconography of Ardhanarishvara.

The Shiva Purana describes that the creator god Brahma created all male beings, the Prajapatisand told them to regenerate, which they were unable to do. Our customer support team will contact you on your registered email address and mobile number shortly. He alludes to Ardhanarishvara several times and regards it the ultimate goal of a devotee to be united with Shiva as Parvati is in the Ardhanarishvara form. TV Shows View all. Are you sure you want to unsubscribe?

Didn’t receive verification mail? The Naradiya Purana mentions that Ardhanarishvara is half-black and half-yellow, nude on one side and clothed on other, wearing skulls and a garland of lotuses on stotran male half and female half respectively. Ardhanarishvara signifies “totality that lies beyond duality”, “bi-unity of male and female in God” and “the bisexuality and therefore the non-duality” of the Supreme Being.


The whole right half is described as smeared with ashes helugu as terrible and red-coloured or gold or coral in appearance; however, these features are rarely depicted. A similar syncretic image is Hariharaa composite form of Shiva and Vishnu, the Supreme deity of the Vaishnava sect.

Confronted with the resulting decline in the pace of creation, Artjanareeswarar was perplexed and contemplated on Shiva for help. The left half wears an anklet and her foot is painted red with henna. Ardhanarishvara remains a popular iconographic form found in most Shiva temples throughout India, though very few temples are dedicated to this deity.

Are you sure want to delete the Playlist Delete Cancel. Another woman, the river Ganga — often depicted flowing out of Shiva’s locks — sat on his head, while Parvati as Gauri sat on his lap. In the four-armed iin, a right hand holds a parashu axe and another makes an abhaya mudra jn of reassuranceor one of the right arms is slightly bent and rests on the head of Shiva’s bull mount, Nandiwhile the other is held in the abhaya mudra gesture.

Retrieved from ” https: Tekugu From Existing Playlist. Parvati has a well-developed, round bosom and a narrow feminine waist embellished with various haras religious bracelets and other ornaments, made of diamonds and other gems. The earliest Ardhanarishvara images are dated to the Kushan period, starting from the first century CE. A similar sentiment is indicated in the Bible, when Jesus says he has no resting place. A tilaka or bindu a round red dot adorns her forehead, matching Shiva’s third eye.

In the Skanda PuranaParvati requests Shiva to allow her to reside with him, embracing “limb-to-limb”, and so Telugh is formed.


In the case of three arms, the Parvati side has only one arm, suggesting a lesser role in the icon. How can you clothe something which is the biggest and the greatest. The male half of the four-armed Ardhanarishvara at Badami wears snake ornaments and a knee-length deerskin dress and holds a parashu.

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Ardhanarishvara Shiva then enjoys his own half — the Great Goddess — by “the path of yoga” and creates Brahma and Vishnu from her body. The Tsotram and Gods of India: If so one could say then that HE is contained in the dress and not outside it.

The Shiva half has a flat masculine chest, a straight vertical chest, broader shoulder, wider waist and muscular thigh. In the two-armed form, the right hand holds a kapala skull cup or gestures in a varada mudra. Ardhanarishvara is interpreted as an attempt to syncretise the arthanareesswarar principal Hindu sects, Shaivism and Shaktismdedicated to Shiva and the Great Goddess.

The upper male arms hold a lute and akshamala rosarywhile the upper female ones hold a mirror and a book; the others are broken. The right ear wears a nakra-kundalasarpa-kundala “serpent-earring” or ordinary kundala “earring”.


The Temples of Tamilnadu. In the repetitive cycle of aeonsArdhanarishvara is ordained to reappear at the beginning of every creation as in the past. Numerous beings, artnanareeswarar the 11 Rudras and various female shaktisare created from both the halves. A principle that pervades everything can have no particular resting place. The bull stands behind the deity.