Supreme Shiva is the only Principle. The Supreme Shiva is the conductor of the five actions in the universe - Srushṭi (Creation), Sthiti (Sustenance), Samhar (Annihilation), Anugraha (Grace) and Vilaya (Dissolution). This universe is a reflection of the Supreme Shiva. Shiva is Absolute, self-radiant. He remains radiant and illuminates the universe. Let us understand the spiritual science about Shiva that will it strengthens our faith in the Shiva.