almost all materials are used to making of lingas, certain materials
are prohibited such as glass, iron, raktachandana, copper and conch.
This banning is enforced only in Kaliyuga, and not applicable to the
other yugas. Importantly, the merit of worshipping linga does not
confine to Siva alone, it goes to many, such as Mother Parvathi, His
inseparable spouse. Moreover, it is said that as Brahma abides at
the bottom portion of linga, Vishnu in the middle portion and
finally Siva at the top, adoration brings merit from them also.
Doesn't adoration bring them manifold blessing ! In consequence, its
significance is infinite; and merit abundant.
are several types of worship. A glance at them is a necessity. So......