Ilingam Meaning

'Ilingam' is a Tamil word. It is not 'Lingam' as popularly but, out of ignorance, wrongly pronounced. This word 'Ilingam' is as old as 50 lakhs of years. It means an Atom of The Soul. Ilingam means 'atom of Life' or 'Light' or 'Sound' in Tamil. This true and rational meaning this Tamil word has been spoilt by pronouncing this word as 'Lingam' in Sanskritised Hinduism, wrongly equating it to the Symbol of Male Sexual organ. Read more