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dromkarasreekrishna
03-11-2015, 09:26 PM
dear all, namaskarams. kindly elaborate the 16 kalas of lord shiva. also explain sakal and nishkal form of lord shiva.

regards.
dromkara sreekrishna

freekundli
17-09-2016, 12:36 PM
Sixteen Kalas:

A) Set-1:

1) srih ----------------------------- Opulence
2) bhuḥ ------------------- Land, Proporty
3) kīrtih -------------------------------- Fame
4) ila ------------------------ Communicator
5) lila ------------------- Pleasure, pastime
6) kantih ---------------- Radiance, Beauty
7) vidya ----------------------- Kknowledge
8) Vimala ---------------------Void of flaws
9) Utkarsini --------------------- Motivator
10) Jnana ---------------------------Wisdom
11) Kriya -----------------------------Action
12) Yoga ----------------------- Conjucator
13) Prahvi --------------------------Humility
14) Satya -------------------------------Truth
15) Isana --------------------------------Lord
16) Anugraha -----------Bestower of boon

Set-2:

An attempt is made to give meanings with the limited knowledge and these are subjected to correction.

1) Anna Maya (with cereals)
2) Pranamaya (with breath)
3) Mano Maya (with mind)
4) Vigyanamaya (with knowledge)
5) Anandamaya (with joy)
6) Atishayini (With Peace)
7) Viparinabhini (With Love)
8) Sankramini (With Creator)
9) Prabhavi (Kartum Akartum, that is able to do seemingly impossible tasks)
10) Kunthini
11) Vikasini (विकासिन् vikAsin adj. great )
12) Maryadini (highly respected or with etiquette)
13) Sanhaladini (संह्लादिन् saMhlAdin adj. cheering, a source of happiness)
14) Ahladini (आह्लादिन् AhlAdin adj. causing joy or delight)
15) Paripurna (complete knowledge of all forms of awakening)
16) Swarupavasthitha (swarup + awasthith = established in his real true self)