Names of Shiva

1. SHIVA SHAMBO


(Call and Response)
Shiva Shiva Shiva Shambo Shiva Shiva Shiva Shambo
Mahadeva Shambo Mahadeva Shambo
Shiva Shambo Shivaya Om
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Shiva represents the power of transformation and is pure consciousness. Shiva is that which you are capable of becoming. Shiva is often called Mahadeva, the Great God, and also Shambo, the abode of joy.

 

 

 

2. OM NAMAH SHIVAYA

(Call and Response)
Om Namah Shivaya Om Namah Shivaya
Shivaya Namaha Shivaya Namah Om
Shambo Shankara Namah Shivaya
Girija Shankara Namah Shivaya
Arunachala Shiva Namah Shivaya
Hare Om Namah Shivaya Om Namah Shivaya
Namah Shivaya Namah Shivaya Namah Shivaya Namah Shivaya
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Salutations to Shiva, the abode of joy (Shambo), the doer of good deeds (Shankara – ‘sham’ means good and ‘kara’ means doer). Salutations to Girija (Shiva’s consort Parvati, ‘born of the mountain’), and to Arunachala, Shiva’s dwelling place here on earth.