According to Shiv Mahapuran, there are 19 forms of Lord Shiva, but hardly a few people know about them.
All these 19 forms of Lord Shiva have a unique quality. Click on this slide show to know these 19 forms of Lord Shiva
This form of Lord Shiva helps people to get rid of Shani Dosha. Lord Brahma had named this avatar of Lord Shiva.
Lord Shiva represents all beings on Earth. This avatar of Lord Shiva is an indication towards it.
This form of Lord Shiva was formed when Sati had sacrificed her body in the Yagya prepared by Daksha. When Lord Shiva came to know about this incident, in anger he pulled one his lock of hair and threw it over the
mountain. From that lock of hair, Lord Shivas another form Veerbhadra
As per Shiv Mahapuran, Lord Bhairav is understood as the full form of Lord Shiva.
According to Mahabharat, the son Dronacharya, Ashwatthama is an ansh Lord Shivas Kaal, krodh (anger) and Yam (death).
This is the sixth form of Lord Shiva.
He is the seventh form of lord Shiva.
This is the main avatar of Lord Shiva.
This avatar of Lord Shiva is believed to be supreme.
Lord Shiva took this form during very important situation.
This form of Lord Shiva indicates having good behaviors toward guests.
This form of Lord Shiva highlights the importance of yagya and other religious rituals.
With this avatar, Lord Shiva had crushed the ego of Lord Indra.
Lord Shiva is the protector of all beings. This avatar is an indication towards the same.
This avatar of Lord Shiva expresses love towards the devotees of Lord Indra.
In this avatar, lord Shiva had taken the test of Arjuna.
To ask for Goddess Parvatis hand from her father Himachal, Lord Shiva had taken this form.
After sacrificing herself in Dakshas yagya, when Sati took rebirth in Himalayas house and worshipped lord Shiva for years to make him her husband again. To take Parvatis taest, Lord Shiva had taken this form.
Lord Shiva had taken this form to removes false egos from the minds of many gods.