Ocean of Poison
Pages in category "Ocean of Poison"
The following 14 pages are in this category, out of 14 total.
- Lord Siva and Lord Brahma are two chiefs of the demigods. They are full of mystic powers. For example, Lord Siva drank an ocean of poison of which one drop was sufficient to kill an ordinary living being
- Lord Siva drank an ocean of poison, but one should not imitate this
- Lord Siva drank poison to the extent of swallowing an ocean, but if any common man tries to drink even a fragment of such poison, he will be killed. BG 1972 purports
- Lord Siva is addressed as blue throated. Lord Siva drank an ocean of poison and kept it in his throat, not swallowing it or allowing it to go down to his stomach, and his throat became blue. Since then he has been known as nilakantha, or blue throated
- Lord Śiva once swallowed an ocean of poison, and thus his throat became blue. The imitation Śivas try to follow him by indulging in poisons, and thus they are ruined