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There are eighteen Mahapuranas, great Puranas, and the Siva Purana is one of them. Stories here make one believe why is Shiva the biggest of Gods, not the Vishnu, Sustainer of God trinity, one might get a different feeling if one reads some other Puranasas there are some stories where Vishnu has accepted the defeat and either went pursna Shiva or sent Indra, King of Heaven, perpetually troubled by Asuras, to Shiva for help.

There are eighteen Mahapuranas, great Puranas, and the Siva Purana is one of them.

Aug 21, Abhishek rated it it was ok Shelves: Everyone must read this book. Very nice Prose Writing In the darkness that surrounds this brilliance, I have seen the blue-throated one And his consort wrapped in red too. Open Preview See a Problem?

All Puranas share certain characteristics.

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From inside the book. Yet at various places the author has added his own sexual fancy I love this book, it is my favorite book of all time.


The way major stories are transformed in English from Sanskrit,is really commandable. Dec 02, Mahesh Nakka rated it it was amazing Shelves: Author has made a good attempt in summarizing the great Siva Purana, but too much of pervert sensual imagination in the narration undermines the spirituality of the purana.

Mar 08, Yash E added it. Overall, author has curated interesting stories from Shiva Rftold which paints the picture of ultra cool, aloof, meditative, and destructive Shiva.

Siva: The Siva Purana Retold

My library Help Advanced Book Search. The book contains all the major legends of Siva, bringing them alive again for a new generation. Common terms and phrases Agni Andhaka apsaras army arrows ashes astras asuras Aushadipura battle Bhairava bhaktas blazed blessed blood blue body boon born Brahma brahmana chakra cried curse daityas Daksha Danava danced dark daughter demons devas Devi dharma dhyana earth eyes face father feet fell fire flew flowers ganas gandharvas Ganesa Ganga Gautama golden grew guru hand Hari head heart heaven Himachala Himavan holy husband Indra Jalandhara Jyotirlinga Kaali Kaama Kaasi Kailasa kalpa Karttikeya kill Kumara Lakshmi laughed linga Lord lotus Mahadeva mantra Mena moksha moon mother mountain Muni Naimisa Nandin Narada Narayana night Obeisance ocean once Parvati patala Pitama Purana rakshasas Rama rishis roared Rudra sacred Sanatkumara Sati screamed Shakti Shankachuda Siva Siva’s smile Soma stood Sudarshana Sudeha Suta tapasya Taraka tell thousand Tripura trishula Uma’s vana Varuna Vedas vimana Virabhadra Vishnu Vyasa wife woman worlds worship Siva yagna yogin yuga.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate Shiv Puran “retold” in his own manner by adding sexuality to it.


This is a pretty good book to have an idea eiva importance of Lord Shiva and his major legends in Hindu Mythology I laughed and cried. This Purana recounts the stories and glories of Siva and his getold forms, of his Divine Consort, Shakti, and also discusses the path to Moksha or salvation.

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It is Him surely, is it not? Melded in their eternal dance; Balancing conception with annihilation, and blending sustenance with genesis. Lists with This Book. His writing mainly focuses on the ancient Hindu Scriptures, the Puranas and Epics.

Mar 22, Aditi rated it it was ok. The author has remarkable talent for capturing a complex and vast text into succinct form while retaining a sense of prose.

Siva: The Siva Purana Retold by Ramesh Menon

The book contains all the major legends of Siva, bringing them alive again for a new generation Shiva used this glitch in the boon to kill two of his sons. In addition, for readers who may not be familiar with Hindi or Sanskrit, the text would be extra difficult to absorb since the book is rampant with words from these two languages, which are neither italicized nor always explained.

This book in particular narrates skva of Lord Shiva in a very lucid form. I preferred to spend a few bucks and get the actual pleasure of reading Shiva Purana rather than downloading some word to word conversion from internet. If you are curious about Hindu mythology and wish to delve into these wonderful stories, Ramesh Menon’s accessible and well-written version is worth your time.