In Hindu faith there is godly Trinity, Brahma- Vishnu- Maheswara. They have universal duties as Srishti, Sthiti and Laya, that is, Creation, Protection and Obsorption respectively, Maheswara is Siva and also known as Sankara, Gowri Sankara and by many other names.
The onus of Siva is destruction which might seem to be unpleasant but very significant in Nature, Biology and Science. Unless the old is ended new can not arise. So life and death commonly go together and that is the law of life.
Ancient scriptures such as Puranas are the sole resort for self- absorption, and dedication. And the whole grip of devotion is engraved in trusted faith. Reading of Puranas inculcates such solid and undisturbed faith in self and in the Supreme.
The Hindu structure of religion is founded on the ground of Puranas in particular. The Puranas are widely spread as documents of different Hindu religious sects.
Siva puranam is an Indian Epic of Lord Siva narrating number of devine tales of mystic nature. The Saivite stories are very interesting, innovative, idealistic, devotional and guidelines to human beings. Above all they indicate triumph of the right over the wicked.
This book is brought out for the benefit of the wide spread English readers. The author Sri D.S.R. Anjaneyulu has rendered these stories in lucid, readable and versatile language.
As an aroma of Hindu religious fervour, T. T.D. has taken up this work with the spirit of greatly said Hari Hara mantra as,