Significance and story behind the third eye of Lord Shiva

Are you searching to know the significance and story behind the third eye of famous Hindu God Lord Siva? This article gives the needed information about the story behind the Lord Shiva's third eye. Go through this article and get the adequate knowledge of the Third eye.

Lord Shiva is a famous Hindu God. The main specialty of Lord Shiva among all Gods is the third eye. Shiva is the only God having three eyes; the third eye is situated at forehead. We have lots of stories associated with the third of Lord Shiva, here below I am going to present the significance and story behind the third eye.
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Significance of Third eye of Lord Shiva and the story behind it

All Hindu Gods has two eyes except Lord Shiva. The Lord Shiva is called as Trayambaka Deva for having the third eye. In the two main eyes of the Lord Shiva, the right side eye is named as Sun and the left side eye is named as Moon. These two eyes are used for the continuation of universe, hence these eyes emits less power so as to meet the universal requirements. The third eye of Lord Shiva situated at the cent-re of forehead known as the symbol of spiritual power and eye of the wisdom. The third eye contains much more energy in compare with other two eyes and on opening the third eye the entire universe will get destructed. Whenever the sins, immoralities and devil powers overtakes the good and truth then Lord Shiva opens the third eye for destroying everything in the universe and builds a new universe.

Till now Lord Shiva hasn't opened the third eye for the destruction of the universe but Stories reveal that for only once the Lord Shiva has opened his third eye on anger. When Manmadha, the God of Love wants to disturb Lord Shiva's medication by delivering an arrow of Love, the disturbed and angrier Lord Shiva has opened the third eye which caused the destruction of Manmadha into ashes. Well on requests from wife of Manmadha, Lord Shiva has withdrawn the power and made Manmadha into normal.

Lord Shiva is the most prayed God among Hindu devotees. Lord Shiva has lots of pilgrimage places in various parts of the India and world. People even construct new temples for Lord Shiva and offers prayers.


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