The costumes of Mahadev Shiva are the most different and unique. Whenever you want to know about Lord Shiva, to know about his form, then there are some special symbols of him through which it can be recognized that Lord Shiva is living around you. However, in astrology, the importance of keeping these symbols at home has also been told.
The half-moon is installed on the head of Mahadev, which is considered a symbol of time. Its relation to our life is that whoever has limited his fickle mind even a little, the source of Lord Shiva’s energy has been generated within him.
Lord Shiva has three eyes. The meaning of the third eye is to experience those things which cannot be seen with normal vision. Its relation to our life is that whoever changes his attitude even slightly in a positive way, the source of Lord Shiva’s energy has been generated in him.
Lord Shiva’s Trishul is not only a weapon but it is considered to be an indicator of the pulses present in the human body. It is related to our life that whoever acquired the right knowledge and used that knowledge for worldly progress, the source of Lord Shiva’s energy has been generated in him.
Rudraksha originated from the tears of Mahadev. It is known as the symbol of creation. Rudraksha (rules of wearing Rudraksha) is related to our life that whoever created some new power within himself by his art or devotion to God, the source of Lord Shiva’s energy has been generated in him.
The snake sitting around Lord Shiva’s neck represents the cycle of time. The relation of a snake with our life is that whoever has served every living being in the past, present, and future by choosing devotion to God, the source of Lord Shiva’s energy has been generated in him.
Lord Shiva’s Damru is considered a symbol of how to overcome one’s demerits. Damru has this relationship with our life that whoever has tried to remove his demerits and has been successful even a little bit, then the source of Lord Shiva’s energy has been generated in that person.
Lord Shiva is called Baghambar because he sits on the seat of the bark of a dead tiger, which is a symbol of not being proud of your power. The relation of the tiger’s bark with our life is that the source of Lord Shiva’s energy has been generated in whoever renounced his ego.
Lord Shiva’s Tripund Tilak on his forehead is considered a symbol of 27 deities and meditation. The relation of Tripund with our life is that whoever has awakened the power of meditation within himself 27 out of 36 Gunas, the source of Lord Shiva’s energy has been generated in him.
Kada in legs
It shows a planned phased situation with stability and concentration. Yogis also wear bracelets on one leg just like Mahadev. This can also be seen in Aghori form.
Shiva had begged Mata Annapurna for the hunger and peace of the creatures. This means that if any creature is benefited by us, then it should be provided.
Ganga on head
When Ganga, one of the sacred rivers of the world, was called upon for the development journey of the earth, the capacity of the earth was unable to bear the impulse of Ganga, in such a situation, Shiva proved that the state of impulse by giving place to Ganga in his locks. It can be balanced through determination.
Shiva is the god of space. His name is Vyomkesh, so the sky is his Jataswarup. Jatas are the symbol of the atmosphere. Air pervades the sky. Above the Surya Mandal is the Parmeshthi Mandal. Its essence has been given the noun of Ganga, hence Ganga flows in Shiva’s hair. Mahadev Rudraswarup has also been considered a fierce and destructive form bearer.
Sitting on this increases the effect of meditation. The instability of the mind goes away. Even today, ascetics and sadhana seekers consider Mrigasana or Mrigachala’s posture to be the best for their sadhana.