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Jai Jai Shiv Shankar

Jai Jai Shiv Shankar, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. www.glennlosackmd.com/-/glennlosackmd/


Lord Shiva or Siva is considered as the destroyer of the world. Shiva is one of the most popular gods of the Hindu religion. Lord Siva forms the part of the Trimurti (Trinity), the other being Brahma, the creator and Vishnu, the preserver. Shiva is known for the complexity of his nature, representing contradictory qualities. He is the destroyer and the restorer, the great ascetic and the symbol of sensuality, the kind herdsman of souls and a wrathful avenger.

Lord Shiva- The Role
Lord Shiva represents the vital goodness in the form of Satyam, Shivam, Sundaram i.e.; Truth, Goodness and Beauty .Lord Shiva performs a celestial role of dissolution and recreation of the universe, that's why; he is mostly associated with the words, like destroyer and destruction. The role of Shiva is often confused with these terms and the difficulty arises, when the significance of his celestia…

Happy Maha Shivratri

Happy Maha Shivratri, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. image sourced from net




To my friends well wishers ..


Shivratri 2012 Shiva Mantra


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 as follows:

Shiva Mantra
"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 …

Mahashivratri 2012

Mahashivratri 2012, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. Festival of Mahashivaratri is the most important festival for the millions of devotees of Lord Shiva. The festival has been accorded lot of significance in Hindu mythology. It says that a devotee who performs sincere worship of Lord Shiva on the auspicious day of Shivratri is absolved of sins and attains moksha.

Significance of Shivaratri in Hinduism
Festival of Mahashivaratri has tremendous significance in Hinduism. According to sacred scriptures, ritual worship of Lord Shiva on Shivratri festival that falls on the 14th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Phalgun pleases Lord Shiva the most. This fact is said to have been declared by Lord Shiva himself, when his consort Parvati asked him as to which ritual performed by his devotees pleases him the most.

Even till date, devotees of Lord Shiva perform the ritual worship of Shivratri with care and devotion. They observe day and nigh fast and give sacred bath to Sh…

GLOSACK's photostream

GLOSACK's photostream on Flickr. An American Who Shoots India Like No One Does ,..Dr Glenn Losack MD

An American Jew My Blood Brother teacher of photography to my grand daughter Marziya Shakir 4 year old .. worlds youngest street photographer +Marziya Shakir

Zaira Nerjis And Marziya Shakir - Three Souls In One

Zaira Nerjis And Marziya Shakir - Three Souls In One, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. Zaira Saif Shakir confused
to be a street photographer
not to be a street photographer
highly amused
Nerjis Asif Shakir Malang
you have rightly deduced
to the cosmic soul of the camera
her consciousness infused
Marziya Shakir my first
grand child
love of my life
patience subdued
gifted talented
the worlds youngest
street photographer
petty and cute

Zaira Saif Shakir 4 Month Old

Zaira Saif Shakir My Third Grand Child 4 Month Old

Zaira Saif Shakir My Third Grand Child 4 Month Old, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. 225,408 items / 1,859,095 views

The only thing that distinguishes her from my other two grand kids is her unique subtle smile and her very pretty face and demeanor, Nerjis Asif Shakir and Marziya are pretty too, but Zaira Saif Shakr is timelessly sculpted beauty in alabaster..

Nerjis and i hit off well as we are both Malangs .. and Marziya and I hit off well as we are both street photographers .

Zaira and I well we are related thickly by blood and more than anyone on the universe Zaira loves her father my youngest son obedient devoted caring Saif Shakir..he loves her mother but she is more animated towards her father ...

My Poems Are Silent Blank Like My Street Pictures

Within Her Veil ..Was Her Tragic Tale ..Doomed Derailed

Muslim Beggars Celebrate Mothers Days Everyday..

Those Eyes Penetrated My Soul ..Bol Shakir Bol

Those Eyes Penetrated My Soul ..Bol Shakir Bol, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. lafzon ko soch samaj
ke tol ansu sadak pe
gire anmol khule hath
bhikmanga main
waqt ka taqaza
kaisa jhol
chaukas duniya
lagti gol

Muslim Women Are Forced To Beg Because Muslim Society Has No Time For Them Or Their Pain

Muslim Women Are Forced To Beg Because Muslim Society Has No Time For Them Or Their Pain, a photo by firoze shakir photographerno1 on Flickr. Our Muslim spiritual leaders are busy building lofty houses of God , madrsas , trying to revive the haunting bloody memory of a Babri Mosque a dead mosque that was the cause of inconsolable tears on the soul of Humanity on the soul of my Beloved Mother India..

As a beggar poet a human being it saddens me misguided values buying a Rs 5 lac Goat to appease the Maker is more important on Eid than giving hope to blind children, widowed mothers and the living dead in our community as a street photographer I have shot the Muslim beggar as my poetic expression of pain.

I am a Shia does not mean I am less Indian less Muslim or less human.. I am a citizen of the World what happens in Sudan Somalia Dafur hurts me too, what happens in Syria Bahrain touches the core of my beliefs .. power lust for power and power politics fuel wars at the expense of innocent …

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