Mahadeva stories from the Shiva Purana this is the story of the foremost of all yogis, the barefoot God with matted locks and animal-skin robes. He is the one who manifests energy and is limitless. He is known to be gentle, benevolent and almost indulgent towards his devotees, and ruthless towards those who destroy the balance of the world with their evil ways. He is Shiva, also called mahadeva. ' mahadeva' retells stories from the Shiva Purana as told by the great sage romaharshana to the sages of naimishvana. Amar Chitra Katha follows history of the great Lord, from the very beginning when Shiva appears to Brahma and Vishnu as a pillar of Fire to his wedding with shakti and the births of Kartikeya and Ganesha. It tells the stories behind the 12 jyotirlingas and also of the innumerable times that Shiva has freed the world from the oppression and immorality of those who have forgotten the path of dharma.