Lord Shiva or Siva is considered as the destroyer of the world. Shiv is one of
the most popular Gods of the Hindu religion. Shiva is one of the complex gods
who is rudra as well as kind-hearted, simultaneously. Mantra of Hindu God
Shiva forms the part of prayers offered to the lord. Shiv or Shiva Mantras are
"Vande Deva Umaa Pathim Suragurum
Vande Jagat Kaaranam
Vande Pannaga Bhooshanam Mruga Dharam
Vande Pashoonam Pathim
Vande Soorya Shashanka Vahni Nayanam
Vande Mukunda Priyam
Vande Bhakta Jana Ashrayam Cha Varadam
Vande Shiva Shankaram"
Meaning: Lord Shiva is the consort of Uma (Parvati). Shiva is the divine Guru,
the source of the universe. Lord Shiva is decked with snake and wears tiger
skin. He is the Lord of all creatures. The three eyes of the lord represent
the Sun, Moon and Fire. Shiva is near to Lord Vishnu. Lord Shiva protects all
of his devotees. He is the benefactor of boons. We surrender ourselves again
and again to Lord Shiva.
Mahadevaaya Te Namaha"
Meaning: Lord Mahadeva (Shiva) has conquered death. He is the destructive
force of the universe. He has a blue neck and he gives happiness to all. We
pray to the kind-hearted lord, Shiv-Shambhu.
"Gauri Vallabha Kaamaarey
Kaala Koota Vishaasana
Maam Uddhhare Padambhoje
Tripura Agnyata Kaantaka"
Meaning: Lord Kaamaarey (another name for Lord Shiva) protects us from the
evil. He is the consort of Gauri, the mother goddess. He drank the "Kaala
Koota" poison (which was the outcome of the ocean churning). He is the
destroyer of the three cities. We seek protection at the feet of Lord Shiva.