Sayings Of Lord Siva

SIN

I do not take into account the sin committed by my children (devotees). I have inflicted punishment on those who are afflicted by my illusion.

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I will indulge in no action that involves the affliction of others at any time. If anyone hates another it will recoil on him alone.

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The base man who differentiates the deities of the Trinity (i.e. Brahma, Visnu, Rudra) certainly stays in hell as long as the moon and the stars shine.

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O Indra, a man attains downfall even by conversing with a sensuous person.

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I especially curse those wicked persons who harass my devotees.

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There are ways of atonement and amends for a Brahmin slayer, a wine addict, a thief or a person who violates sacred rites. But there is no expiation for ungrateful men.

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Whatever sin is there in the world, even including that of slaughter of a Brahmin, does not merit even a sixteenth part of the sin accruing from the offense towards kinsmen.

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He who commits sins in the holy center of Avimukta, experiences tortures at the hands of Bhairava (form of Siva) for ten thousand years and then attains salvation. O beautiful lady (Parvati).

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Those who possess excellent devotion as a result of good impressions in their souls of previous actions, who are purified by the essence of my perfect knowledge and who have become holy due to my grace are not effected by sins as the lotus-leaves are not effected by water whether they be attached to it or not.

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Sins are of three types: those originating from speech, mind and body.

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