Details of Lingam :- Metal - Parad Shape of Lingam - Oval (as shown in image) Weight of Lingam - aporox 30 to 34 grams Details of Yoni Base: Metal - Brass Height of stand - 3 inches (including Snake hood) What is Parad Shivling ? Parad Shivling is a shivling made of Mercury. Mercury is a naturally occurring element that is found in air ,soil or water. It exits in several forms : elemental or metallic mercury , inorganic mercury compounds & organic mercury compounds. This Lingam is made with 8 Sanskaars (8 stage of Purifications done as per Parad Sanmhita) and removal of Saptakanchuki (100 % medicated and hygienic); the Siddha Parad (Mercury mouth closed with Aghor Vidhya) is formed to make Murthi-Badhha / Agnibadha (sustain the heat) Shiva lingam. The Extract from this Shivling gives 24 Ras and 5 Tatva which removes all diseases in the body. The Importance & Benefits of Parad Shivling 1. Ancient texts tell us that a worshipping a Parad Shivlingam gives equal benefit's of worshipping 108 other types of shivling. 2. Parad Shivaling is capable of giving instant Luck, wealth, position, name and fame. 3. The presence of Mercury Shivlinga in the House is itself a complete life. Shiva lingam is the holy symbol of union of Lord Shiva and Shakti . 4. Parad Shivlingam is also said as " Manokamna Poorna Shivling ". 5. Lord Maheshwar himself has stated the utility of Parad Shivling to goddess Parvati in the following words. "Lingam koti sahartrasya yadphalam smagyaarchanat tatphalam koti gurinam raslingarchnat bhavet" Lord Maheshwar also said this "Sparshan prapyutaya niukti riti satyam shvoditam" (meaning by the very touch of Parad Shivling one can acquire complete emancipation).