Saivism is the Religion in which Shiva is Worshiped as the Supreme Deity

தீட்ஷையினுடைய சிறப்புக்களும், நடைமுறை வாழ்வில் பேணுதகமை

  • Kavitha Kathiramalai Final Year Student, Department of Hindu Civilization Faculty of Hindu Studies, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka
  • M Balakailasanathasarma Head, Senior Lecturer Sanskrit University of Jaffna
Keywords: Deetshai, Sivagam, Dothra Texts, Pattati, Kriyakramajyothi, Deetshaviti, Asaram

Abstract

“Saivism is the religion in which Shiva is worshiped as the supreme deity.” Saivism is associated with Shiva and is eternal with the divine power and resources associated with nature beyond. The greatness of time has been praised by scholars, sages and religious leaders from time to time. Saivism gives the highest definition of “Exalted Shaivaism”.“Saivism is the religion in which Shiva is worshiped as the supreme deity.” Saivism is associated with Shiva and is eternal with the divine power and resources associated with nature beyond. The greatness of time has been praised by scholars, sages and religious leaders from time to time. Saivism gives the highest definition of “Exalted Shaivaism”. “We have got this body In order to worship God and gain pleasure” NallainagarArumukhanavalar, who was the originator of Saivism in Eelam, made the development of Saivism. Olavaiyar says that “rare human being” is the best born human being. Similarly Naukarasar also said that “Humanity is what we want in this state”. The ultimate goal of human life is coexistence with the Almighty. In the revolving wheel of life every human being has to achieve his own ideal. To live a good life, to live well, to live well in the soil, vegetarianism guides. Man should live with the best values to live as a human being. Saiva rituals are one of those characteristics. Rituals give fullness to a man’s life. Etiquette takes precedence in Saivism. It is the main duty of Saivas to maintain it properly. Research is the exercise of knowledge to discover truth. In this way, the kriyapadam of Shivagams are based on Shivadeetha. Among the Agamas, Moolagams like Kamikagam, Ajithagam, Vathulagam, MrigendraAgam, Karanagam and Pattadi texts like Agorasivacharya, SomasambuPattadi, etc., Elaborate on Sivadeetsha.Ditsha is the main rite and path to salvation followed by all religions. These Saiva philosophies are no exception to this, Deetsa is considered as a method of imparting penance and wisdom to the Sadhaka or disciple by the Deetsa Guru. It is understood as removing ignorance and giving truth. One cannot become a Saiva if he is born in Saivism. Saiva etiquettes in their life A true Saiva is a person who observes Saiva morals. These symbols of Shiva are worn and praised by Saivites who worship Lord Shiva. Therefore, to wear these symbols and to praise them, all those who are born as Sivarai must first receive Deetsh according to the Shivagam system.

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2023-01-01
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