Shankarpal

Shankarpal

 

Shankarpal rock is the place where Acharya Vasugupta of Kashmir Shaivism received the Shiva Sutras.

Lord Shiva himself appeared in the dream of Vasugupta and guided him to a rock on which the Shiva Sutras were inscribed.

Shiva Sutras are the fundamental tenets of Kashmir Shaivism.

Shnakarpal is located near Dachigam National Park, 22 km from Srinagar.

 

 

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Why is water significant in Hindu culture, and how does Varuna relate to it?

Water holds great significance in Hindu culture as it is believed to purify and cleanse both the body and the soul. Water is also seen as a symbol of life, fertility, and prosperity. Varuna is the god of water in Hinduism and is believed to have the power to control the oceans, rivers, and all forms of water.

How many hands does Durga Maa have?

Durga Maa has got a thousand hands, but she is famous as the eighteen-handed Goddess. This is mentioned in the Vaikrithika rahasya of Durga Saptashati - अष्टादशभुजा पूज्या सा सहस्रभुजा सती.

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