4 Shocking miracles of Lord Shiva no one knows!
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At one point of time, the Devas and Asuras collaborated with each other to churn the great ocean. Churning the ocean would please the Sea God and a pot of 'amrit' or elixir would come from it. But with the amrit, a phenomenal amount of poison was also generated from the 'Samudra manthan'.
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This poison was enough to consume the entire Universe. But Lord Shiva magnanimously drank all the poison. Goddess used her powers to stop the poison in his throat itsef. The poison turned his throat blue and that is why he is called the Neelkanth.
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The Holy Ganges
On the request of Bhagirath, the holy river Ganga agreed to come down on earth. However, her blistering force would have drowned the earth. So Lord Shiva in this unique style, held Ganga in the knot of his hair. He released only a small portion of her volume flow down on the earth.
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Birth of Ganesha
Ganesha was accidentally killed by Shiva when he was guarding the doors for his Mother Parvati. This angered Parvati and she swore to destroy the world.
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But Shiva was quick to appease her by attaching an elephant's head to Ganesha's body and giving him life again. This miracle of Lord Shiva saved the world from the wrath of Shakti.
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The Hunter Story
A cruel hunter climbed a bilva tree to escape being eaten up by a tiger. All night he plucked the leaves of the tree and threw them down in boredom. He did not know that there was Shivling under the tree and bilva leaves are a favourite of Lord Shiva.
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In the morning, Shiva appeared in front of the hunter and pleased by the leaves thrown by him casually blessed him with salvation. This miracle of Lord Shiva proved that he is awfully easy to please.