Shiva Lingam is a crypto-crystalline member of the Quartz family. This stone is found in only one of seven sacred Indian rivers. In Hindu culture, the lingam is a representation of the Lord Shiva, and is believed to be a representation of their phallus. In Ancient Sanskrit text, the word Shiva means “sign” or “symbol” which translates to “Shivas Sign”. The Lingam represents the “cosmic egg”, symbolizing the creation of both the divine male and female energies. Lingams are viewed upon as a type of sacred stone, symbolic of the powers of Shiva in the Hindu culture. These river stones represent divinity and have traditionally been used for rituals, in temples, and on altars, often times temples are built with a single Shiva Lingam residing in the center. Shiva Lingam Wands help with the balancing of male/female energies and the union of opposites. A sacred stone for thousands of years, Shiva Lingam is especially useful in helping to heal aspects of fertility, sexuality, confidence, childhood emotional pain. and balance stabilization.
Spiritual: Shiva Lingam brings us into full balance and empowerment, connecting us directly with both the Divine outside of us and the Divine within us. It resonates with the Sacred Masculine and the Divine Feminine principles, helping us to see this energy in ourselves as well as in others. It is a powerful Tantric stone, teaching us how to use our sexuality as a form of prayer and creative energy. It helps us to explore and release outdated notions of sin and shame, allowing us to live and love joyfully. Shiva Lingam reveals that the Light and Shadow sides of ourselves are just two aspects of a great, complex whole. It activates the Kundalini energy, raising our vibration skyward, while simultaneously grounding us. When used in meditation it brings both a deep feeling of peace and as well as a song of ecstatic joy. Shiva Lingam is attuned to ALL the Chakras and astrological Signs. It is connected to all the Elements and Numbers.
Emotional: Shiva Lingam is a wonderful stone for connection and non-judgement. It helps us to see each person we encounter as a beautiful, vibrant, and essential part of Creation. Shiva Lingam encourages us to deeply connect with others and to form powerful bonds of friendship, love, and loyalty. Shiva Lingam helps us to remember that we are never truly alone, and even if we are far from our loved ones, that our love remains an unbreakable bond. Shiva Lingam is an excellent stone for romantic partners, helping us to keep our passion fiery and our hearts warm and gentle with each other.
Mental: Shiva Lingam breaks apart any self-limiting beliefs and patterns that hold us back from joy and peace. It laughingly chides us for believing any “stories” we may have about our own imperfections. It reminds us instead that we are beautiful beyond measure and capable of incredible deeds. Shiva Lingam invites us to actively question any thoughts which separate us from others, particularly thoughts based on the dichotomy of good/evil or purity/sin. Shiva Lingam opens our minds to receive increasingly powerful levels of knowledge and wisdom, thereby allowing us to transform ourselves in a myriad of ways.
Physical: Shiva Lingam is said to stimulate healing on all levels and for all parts of the body. It is most often used by metaphysical healers to treat infertility and problems associated with the sexual or reproductive systems. It is believed to be an especially potent fertility stone and is often placed by, or under, the bed of a couple wishing to conceive.
All natural crystals will vary in size shape and colour. Approx 10cm long