Liṅgāṣṭakam is an octet (8 verses) offering salutations to Śiva in the form of Liṅga, the source of all creation. We praise Śiva the divine, as creator and creation, manifest and unmanifest, in the Liṅga.


Course objectives

At the end of this weekend workshop, you will:

  • Learn the hymn Liṅgāṣṭakam – following chandas (meter) and honouring Sanskrit pronunciation.
  • Briefly examine “Liṅga” as presented in scriptures.
  • What is special about Śiva as Liṅga?
  • Significance of Liṅgāṣṭakam.


Your Course Includes

Complete recording from 2 hour live workshop

The entire recording of the 2 hour workshop taught online in Feb 2023 is included with this course for the full “classroom” experience.


Workbook with text in English transliteration, Devanāgari and significance.

Audio exercises

Additional audio exercises for each verse in the hymn, practising in small segments to full verses, helping students of all levels learn easily.