Importance of Bel Patra: Adi Dev Shankar is known as the creator of the universe. Worship is done to keep them happy. Lord Shankar is also called as Bholenath. They become happy only by chanting mantras and offering water. Water is offered to Lord Shiva on the Shivling. Lord Shankar is worshiped by taking Datura Bel leaves etc. Every plant found in nature has its own special place. Whether it is a banyan tree, whether it is a neem tree, or a bael tree, each tree has its own importance. Bel leaves are used in the worship of Shiva.
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In order to please Adi Dev Shankar, who is seated in every particle, one should go to the Shiva temple and offer water to the Shivling. For this, take Datura, Madar and Bel leaves and worship them duly. One by one, dedicate the fruit of Datura and Madar.
- Bel leaves to be offered on Shivling should be in number of 3, 5 or 7. An even number of balpatra sticks should not be offered to Lord Shiva.
- Put an odd number of Bel leaves in water and purify it by adding a little Ganges water to it. After that take out that Belpatra and write ‘Om’ on it with Roli or sandalwood. Offer Belpatra prepared in this way on Shiva.
- You can also offer it on Shivling by making a garland of Bel leaves. Lord Shiva is pleased with this and the desired result is obtained.
- Bel, Datura, Madar and Belpatra are very dear to Lord Shiva. It is offered on Shivling by mixing Ganga water in water.
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