Kripaanidaye Namaha! Chapter 22
The Manifestations of Shiva Be attached to Him, who is without attachment.
Hold on to that attachment.
Then only will you be able to leave other attachments.
Normally one does not associate Shiva with incarnations but it is a fact that he has taken many manifestations at the behest of his devotees. We shall now try to describe a few of them. One of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu was the man-lion, Narasimha. After he had killed the demon Hiranyakashipu, it is said that his fury did not abate and the entire world trembled with fear at the...