Parad (Mercury) Shivling - The glory of mercury Shivling has been stated unequivocally in the puranas, shastras and Tantra text. Mercury is said to be semen of Lord Shiva. To contain or bind mercury is very difficult, that too ancient mercury. It has been explained in 'Ras Chintamani' that by the very touch of such mercury a person gets the benefit of Shiv Puja done in all the three lokas. Mercury has been taken as a liquid also. Therefore a Shivling made of mercury is also known as Ras Shivling. If such Ras Shivling is correctly prepared & consecrated by a scientist of mercury science it can prove most auspicious for the person.
Parad Shivling is made of Mercury and silver and is very solid and heavy. Normally Mercury neither dissolves in water nor does it stand at one place when one puts ones hand on it. The mixture of Mercury and silver solidifies in the form of SHIVLINGA, called Parad Shivlinga. It is a very rare tantrik article.