Lord Shiva wears tiger skin
1. Why does Lord Shiva wears tiger skin?
We see sometimes Lord Shiva wearing tiger skin and sitting on another tiger skin when he meditates. There must be some reason behind Lord Shiva wearing tiger skin as he usually wears Elephant skin. He is also known as Kari charmambara which translates into the wearer of elephant skin. There is a story in Shiva Purana following this. Read on.