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Shiva-Kali Vs Lucifer-Lilith

Updated: Jan 5


The story of Shiva, also known as Adi Nath or the first lord, begins with his journey toward self-liberation. He practiced the yoga of Joga in the forest and achieved transcendence by focusing on the inner Void, overcoming the illusionary aspect of the world known as Maya. While meditating among dead spirits and wandering dogs with his matted hair, he attracted the devotion of his first wife, Sati.

Sati was enraged when her father refused to allow Shiva, with his dirty, matted hair, to attend a feast of the deities, and as a result, she set herself on fire. Shiva was filled with rage and raised an army of deadly demons to kill her father and take her body with him, mourning her loss as he caused destruction wherever he went.

To calm Shiva, Vishnu promised Sati would reincarnate later, becoming Parvati, Shiva's second wife. However, Parvati was not like Sati, who willingly fell in love with Shiva but was a bread goddess who had to be convinced to marry him.

After this, Shiva cut off the fifth head of Brahma, the creator god who gave birth to the perceived world through his five heads. Shiva became cursed to wander the cremation ground with his white bull Nandi and four dogs as the Lord of Murder, revered by the Naths who follow this story.

Shiva gained immortality and spiritual powers known as siddhis through his practice in the cremation ground. He also engaged in a battle with a demonic being over material power. As a result, he gained the title Nata Raja, or the Lord dancing over the lower forces of the world, achieving dominance over the material world.

Seeking a peaceful place to meditate, Shiva traveled to the Mani Mahesh mountain and spent seven years in a cave under a waterfall, achieving transcendence over the universe and everlasting tranquility, becoming a Maha Purusha or Great Being.

In between his meditations in the mountains, his lovemaking with Parvati, and his practice of tantra in the forest with Kali, the goddess of death and the incarnation of the Void, Shiva is a complex and revered figure in Hindu mythology.

There is a vital distinction between Vishnu and Shiva in Hinduism, with Vishnu being seen as a more distant being and Shiva being more closely connected to the earthly world.

Shivaism emphasizes the transcendence of the material world through personal discipline and power, while Vishnuism focuses on merging with Vishnu and achieving ascension.

Shiva and Lucifer are very different figures from different mythologies. Shiva is a Hindu god who attained liberation, immortality, and power over the material world through his efforts and practices. He is not interested in leading or liberating others and is instead an example for others to follow on their path to godhood. On the other hand, Lucifer is an angelic being in Abrahamic mythology, often depicted as a fallen angel or a tempter.

The original Shivaism, the worship of Shiva, is not based on written texts or priesthood but is an orally passed tradition.

Kali is a death goddess in Hinduism and is often associated with Shiva. However, she is known for her fierce and destructive nature and is not seen as a supportive or nurturing figure or a mother of demons. Instead, the practice of tantra with Kali is seen as a way to gain power over her and use her as a source of Shakti (Power). In contrast, Lilith, a figure in Abrahamic mythology, is often depicted as a more nurturing and supportive figure who desires worship and energy but also gives back in return.

It's important to note that the mythologies and practices of different cultures and religions can be complex and nuanced, and trying to merge or simplistically compare them is inaccurate. Furthermore, each tradition has unique beliefs and practices, and it's essential to approach them respectfully and with understanding.

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