In Hindu scriptures parad (mercury and silver )
is regarded as the best of all
metals.Parad is the most auspicious metal used for worship of God.
Parad is belived to be originated from the sperms of Lord Shiva Puja
and worship of Parad Shivlings destroys the sins. Parad Shivling,
Parad Beads , Idols of Parad Ganesh , Parad lakshmi are considered
very sacred and is believed to give 100 times more benefit than the
puja of any other idol. It is mentioned in ancient Vedas that there
is nothing pure and auspicious than Parad.