Maha Vishnu Shaligram Shila Important Faq
1 – Can Women Worship Saligram?
– Devotees ,chaste, women have right to worship Saligram silas.It is also Mention in Skand Puran that Evil donot have right to worship saligrams.
2– What are different type colours of silas? Which colours saligram is suitable for worship?
– Saligram sila is found in different colours naturally.It is also mentioned Saligrams glories in Kosh,puran,devi bhagwat geeta.Mostly Saligrams is found in Black colours.Other some rare colours are blue,yellow,white. Yes,it is also mention about worship of Saligrams according to colors.Black colours saligram can be worship by any body. White is very good. We should not worship Red saligram,these saligram have right only to worship by temples. Black is mostly worshipped in house and temples.
3 – What are sizes of Saligram? where it is found and Collected? Do only Vaisnava have Right to worship ?
– Saligram is found in Kaligandaki River,Nepal in any shape,size and Lord Vishnu Form,with many names of lord vishnu.Like for example,Big,Small,Round,Spherical,oval,small/medium shaligrams.
Saligram is Found in Kaligandaki River (Muktinath Chhetra),Damodar-kunda at North west of Nepal.The picture,articles about kaligandaki river and famous muktinath temple,damodarkunda can be found on srishaligram nepal Divya desam.
Saligram is mostly worship by Vaisnava.In every vaisnav home lord Vishnu Saligram is worship is done everyday.Vaisnvite follows all rules for lord vishnu,do fasting and surrender life to lord krishna feet.They always try to happy lord krsna in any case.Beside worship of Saligrams without iniciacion in Vaisnava,one can worship Saligrams who want to please lord vishnu(Satya narayan),we have to follow simple or strict basic rules about worship.
Shaligram which comes inside house is known very best for house,medium is also good, big is also very good for house,very big is suitable for temple worship.
4 – Where Can i found lord Vishnu,Shree Saligram,Appearance Glories?
– It is mention About Saligrams origin in ancient script of hindu religion.Shaligram shila origin and related story can be found in srishaligram.com
5 – Which number of Saligram should we worship?
– It is said that we should worship Saligram in this number.Even number is like 2,4,6,8,10,12 etc..In Sri Vaisnava many devotees do worship of 12,108 and 1008 numbers Saligrams which is consider as very much auspiciouness and there is presence of laxmi narayan in this worship.So we should try to worship and keep in home 2 or 4 Saligram in daily worship,who are even in numbers.
6– Where can i found Some related information on Saligram worship/Puja?
– Lord vishnu(saligrams) some mantras,Saligram puja important articles,related importance can be found on our mantra Page JUMP HERE .
7 – where i found articles about tulasi shaligram and Saligrams tulsi wedding?
– Tulasi saligram some related information can be found on Tulsi saligram section on our page Srishaligram.
8 – Is Saligram sila can be fake? How can we identify it?
– Saligram collected directly from gandaki river never be fakes.There are two types of fake Saligrams,1st one if not a Saligram but plastic,mud etc which is made by different peoples and found selling as Saligrams.Other one is colouring some golden colours in original saligram from gandaki river and selling as Golden colours saligrams etc.
The original Saligram stone is itself identified by many devotees and peoples.Original saligram never break out like wise of Mud.When we scratch Saligrams mostly all Original Saligrams donot come muds and sand from saligrams.We should also be aware in glued sila murti.
9 – What are different names of Saligrams?
-In Skand puran, Saligrams name,Form of lord vishnu is found mainly 24 different form Saligram.It is said in skand puran that these 24 is worshipped whole year in every ekadashi.There Are all togther 24 main ekadashi in whole years.The 24 names is mentioned in our home section,in very last of the home section.
Other popular Saligram shila name are Dash avatar of lord vishnu(Kurma,matsya,Ram,Varah,Baman,parshuram,krishna,narsimha,Buddh,Kalki).Other name of Saligram are laddu gopal,Laxmi narayan,Lakxmi narsimha,Damodar,Gopal,Hayagriv,Madhusudan,Keshav, etc.. Please view all name saligram detail glories and info in Left side of our website Srishaligram.com in Shaligram names Row after Main Menu.
10 – Does Saligrams have Chakra(circle or marks) ,Whole,Golden colors etc?
– Yes Saligram is also found with Chakra (Sudarshan chakra of lord krishna in saligrams).About chakra Some Saligram have no chakra,some have one chakra ,some have 2,3,4 chakra to unlimited.Many chakra like more than 4 chakra is very rare/sacred in nature.Saligrams one to unlimited chakra(Circles or beautiful design) also denotes different names of lord vishnu according to number of chakra in saligrams.
Some Saligram is also found with Gold(Saligrams gold),Crystal,Wholes on Saligram. Having even single whole or navi on Saligrama is very good.Crystal,golden saligram is very powerful,suitable and good.