Relation Between Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva
As per Hindu strict sacred texts, Vishnu is in the core of Shiva as Shiva is in the core of Vishnu. They are appearances of a similar Cosmic Energy that makes, supports, and demolishes the Universe.
In this way, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva complete each other's presence. Every single one of them is indispensable for the Universe. Master Hari is the preserver of the Universe while Lord Shiva is the destroyer and gives the way to the following creation.
Indeed, Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva (known as Brahma Vishnu and Mahesh) are the Holy Trinity that is answerable for the creation, food, and pulverization of the Universe.
They exist together and make, continue, and annihilate the Universe as indicated by the Cosmic Laws. They are one infinite energy element.
The Hindu Puranas (strict sacred texts of Hindus) talk about the connection between Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva.
- In the Rama Avatar, Lord Rama (manifestation of Lord Vishnu) offered his petitions to Lord Shiva at Rameshwaram before leaving to Lanka for the fight to come with evil presence ruler Ravana.
Ruler Shiva who is perceived as the God of decimation and war, favored Rama, and he inevitably overwhelmed and slaughtered Ravana.
The Puranas portray that Lord Hari ponders and makes contributions to Lord Shiva consistently. When it so happened that Lord Vishnu was performing Shiva Puja and he missed the mark concerning one Lotus bloom. Thus, he ripped off one of his eyes and offered it to the Shiva Linga as the 1000th Lotus.
There is a story that describes how Lord Vishnu spared Lord Shiva from his own lover Bhasmasur. Ruler Shiva had favored Bhasmasur with the force that he could consume anything he puts his hand.
Be that as it may, Bhasmasur attempted to test the force and needed to put his hand on Lord Shiva. Around then Lord Vishnu came to spare Lord Shiva. He appeared as a female Mohini and made Bhasmasur put his hand on his own head. In this way, Bhasmasur was scorched to cinders, and subsequently Lord Shiva was spared from the dubious circumstance.
The Bhagwata Purana proceeds to express that Lord Vishnu is preeminent than Lord Shiva. Notwithstanding, the Shiva Purana proceeds to express that both Vishnu and Brahma were made from Aadi Anant Jyotir Stambha of Lord Shiva.
In any case, it ought to be noticed that Lord Narayan has venerated Lord Shiva in the greater part of his manifestations.
Parashurama who is a symbol of Lord Hari is an extraordinary enthusiast of Lord Shiva. In Krishna Avatar, Lord Krishna revered Lord Shiva to bring the tree Kalpa Vriksha from Indra. The Shiva Linga is known as Gopeshwara Mahadeva in Vrindavana. Additionally, in Bhagwat Purana, Lord Vishnu discloses to Devi Lakshmi that half zone of his heart is committed to Lord Shiva as it were.