Sphatik (Crystal) Shivling - Nandi Pair
The Crystal Shivling is a symbol of
radiant white light energy. It is believed, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati
(Shakti) live in this stone. Crystal Shivling harmonize the aura around us
and remove the negative energy, therefore when we place this crystal Shivling
, in our home or office, the place is purified by the power of crystal and
the blessings of Lord Shiva is attained.
Worshiping a sphatik shivling is considered to have same effect as worshiping the “Jyotirlings”. It bring prosperity, happiness and contentment to the house where it is worshipped
Nandi bull is the Vahana or the living transport of Lord Shiva. As a matter of submission and humility, the tail is tucked in, and the feet and face are in repose. It is a charging bull made tame by Lord Shiva. Nandi represents a devotee (of Shiva) whose passions are under control and whose devotion to Shiva is perfect.
A statue of Nandi can often be seen watching over an alter to Shiva or at the entrance of a Saivite shrine.
So most devotees pray first to her first born Vinayaga, that there should not be any obstacles while praying to Lord Shiva in his Koil (abode). In Sanskrit, the common bull is "vrisha", meaning : righteousness or Dharma. So it is important to seek the blessings of Nandi also before one proceeds to worship Lord Shiva.
Purpose : Crystal Shivling harmonize the aura around us and remove the negative energy with unlimited abundance and positive power. Shiva is duly worshipped in this form only doing Abhishek. It is said that a devotee who whispers his desires in the ears of Nandi before praying to Shiva , gets his wishes fulfilled faster.