Lord Shiva Is Know As Kalantak: One Who Ends Time
As we all know that Lord Shiva has many names and there is a story behind every name. He is also known as kalantak, The One who ends time. It also means that there is nobody in this world beyond Lord Shiva. He is the one who can save anyone from death and make him Immortal. He is the Mahayogi free from all desires and attachments. He is the one who always loves his devotees and shower them with his blessings. That is why he is also known as Bholenath. If he is happy from your prayers then he will fulfill your desires no matter what it is. Birth Of A legend: Rishi Markandey was born in the family of Great Maharishi Bhrigu. As a result of hard penance (tapasya) of Rishi Mrakandu and his wife Marudmati to Lord Shiva, Lord Shiva awarded them with a boy. But he kept a condition before them. The condition was weather to have a dumb boy with very long life or to have a very intelligent boy with a short life. Rishi Mrakandu and his wife decided to go with a very intelligent boy with short life. And then Rishi markandey was born who was very intelligent but his death was confirmed at the age of 16.