Chal Kanvariya Shiv Ke Dham (1996)
(Certified: Sep 10, 1996)
The tradition of bathing Shivlings with he pure water from the Ganges began thousands of years ago with a story rooted in the soil of northern India several thousands of years ago a sonless king Ratansingh who consulted his kingdoms high priest, the Rajpurohit on all her religious matters. The Rajpurohit advised Ratansingh to collect the milk available in his kingdom and bathe the Shilving in his temple with it. The kings men collected all the milk and king Ratansingh bathed the shivling with the pots of milk collected all the milk and King Ratansingh bathed the shivling with the pots of milk collected forcibly by the soldiers from the subjects. . Lord Shiva rejected the offering and instead he accepted the milk offered by the poor widow Jamuna whose husband Umanath was a good soul The Rajpurohits pride was hurt. In retaliation he burned the abode of Jamuna who fled from her house with her son Shiva. . Little Shiva was a devotee of Lord Shiva and with his prayers he managed to cure princess Parvati of a severe illness. Maharaj Ratansingh was very happy. . The young parvatis admiration for Shiva blossomed into love when one day Shiva defeated the Rajpurohit in a duel. . Seeing the love between Shiva and Parvati, Shivas mother became disturbed. Shivas father Umanath had vowed that his son would bathe the twele Jyothirlings in the country with water from Kaanwar to save him from premature death. Obeying his mothers orders, Shiva sets out on his pilgrimage. On the way the companion of the Rajpurohit pushes him down a mountain and spreads the news that Shiva was dead. Shattered, Parvati sets out to find Shiva even as her father, the king Ratansing prepared for her marriage with a prince on the advice of Rajpurohit.