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Piplaad, The First Avatar of Lord Shiva

Piplaad, The First Avatar of Lord Shiva

Sarthak Mittal

The first incarnation of Lord Shiva is named, Lord Piplaad. Know more about Lord Piplaad in this blog.

1. Piplaad was the first avatar (incarnation) of Lord Shiva.


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2. According to the Puranas, Lord Shiva took birth in the house of Sage Dadhichi as Piplaad.

3. But the Sage left his house already, some years before the appearance of Piplaad.

4. Piplaad was depressed. He sought an answer to the question of why his father left him before his birth, from God.

Piplaad was depressed

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5. God told Piplaad that his father had left because of the planetary position of Shani.

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6. After knowing this, Piplaad, in anger, cursed Shani to fall from its divine house.

7. But Piplaad soon sees the condition of Shani (Planet: Saturn) and decides to forgive him.

8. But he forgives him on condition that the planet would never trouble him before he turns 16.


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9. Since then, it is believed that worshipping of Lord Piplaad helps to get rid of Shani Dosha.

Shani Dosha, Shani Dosha

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So, this was the story of Piplaad Avatar of Lord Shiva. Have you ever been suggested to worship Lord Piplaad to remove Shani Dosh?

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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