Dhanusha also called Pinaka
Dhanush is the bow of Lord Shiva. It is generally carried in the left hand. Lord Shiva uses Dhanusha for the destruction of the "Pralaya
There is an epic story behind the Dhanusa. As mentioned in Ramayana, Lord Vishwakarma (The principal architect of the universe
) crafted two divine Dhanush. The first one was named "Sharanga
" and was given to Lord Vishnu
. The second one was named "Pinaka" and was .