5Enakshi Ganguly = "Lord Shiva has a whole branch dedicated to him called Shaivism. "
6Enakshi Ganguly = "Shiva is depicted as a Sanyasi, or ascetic, of sorts because he is that patron of yoga. "
7Enakshi Ganguly = "If one wants to hear more relaxing chants dedicated to Lord Shiva:"
8Enakshi Ganguly = "For those who believe that the Shiva Lingam is the male organ:"
9Enakshi Ganguly = "The Shiva lingam " ...has diverse meanings and uses, ranging from mark, sign or characteristic to gender." It is ultimately up to the devotee to understand what it is, but that does not affect the meaning of the Shiva lingam which is "...a complete symbolic representation of the formless Universe Bearer - the oval shaped stone is resembling mark of the Universe and bottom base as the Supreme Power holding the entire Universe in it."Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingam"