Never Offer These 5 Things To Lord Shiva Or A Shivling

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Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva
Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva

Lord Shiva is also one of the three most influential male deities in Hinduism – Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh. He is accountable for the destruction of the world.

Lord Shiva (Bholenath) is often depicted as having a temper, but is mostly seen in a meditative state. Do you know that there are few things that you should never offer to Lord Shiva or a Shivling.

Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva
Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva

Have a look…

Tulsi (Basil)

Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva
Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva

Though Tulsi is a holy plant but while worshipping the Shivling, never put tulsi (basil) leaves on it.

Also Read: Mythology- 8 Miracles Lord Shiva Did Before Reaching Amarnath

Kumkum/Sindoor

Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva
Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva

Though Sindoor or kumkum is believed to be sacred but worshipping Lord Shiva’s symbol with KumKum is not considered auspicious.

Turmeric

Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva
Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva

It is also known as haldi and should never be offered on a Shivling. The reason behind this is that it is used as an ingredient to enhance beauty and Shiva is said to be a saint who stays away from worldly pleasures.

Also Read: Indian Mythology: Why Lord Shiva Did Tandav? What Is Its Origin?

Ketaki flowers

Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva
Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva

Ketaki flower was cursed by Lord Shiva that it will never be used in worshipping his symbol, Shivlinga.

Also Read- Why Lord Brahma Is Not Worshiped? Know Top 4 Indian Mythology.

Coconut water

Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva
Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva

You can offer coconuts to Lord Shiva, but should never worship Shivlinga with coconut water.

Also Read: Rare Facts About “The Protector & The Destroyer Lord Shiva”

Shiva’s Favorite Things

Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva
Things you should never used to worship Lord Shiva
  • Chilled Milk
  •  Bhang Dhatura
  • Fruit Sandalwood paste
  • Bael Leaves
  • Bhashma

Also Read: Kaal Bhairav Jayanti: Why Lord Shiva Took Kaal Bhairav’s Avatar?

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