OM namah Shivaya!

Hindu Art: "Statue of Nataraja." A Hindu depiction of the god Shiva-performing a divine dance to destroy a troublesome universe to make way for a "new" creation by the god Brahma. 12 century A.

Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Shiva Nataraja)    India, Tamil Nadu; Chola period (880-1279), about 970    The Asia Society

Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Shiva Nataraja) India, Tamil Nadu; Chola period about 970 The Asia Society icons

Shiva (meaning "The Auspicious One"), also known as Mahadeva ("Great God"), is a popular Hindu deity. Shiva is regarded as one of the primary forms of God.

Nataraja.

Dancing Shiva--patron of opposites and twisty balance poses. Laughs amid destruction and reminds us to do everything difficult with smiling grace.

Shiva as Lord of the Dance (Nataraja) [Tamil Nadu, India] (1987.80.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja), Chola period (ca. century Tamil Nadu, India Copper alloy H.

File:Shiva Nataraja (Lord of the Dance), Chola dynasty, c. 990 AD, Tamil Nadu, India, bronze - Freer Gallery of Art - DSC05147.JPG

File:Shiva Nataraja (Lord of the Dance), Chola dynasty, c. 990 AD, Tamil Nadu, India, bronze - Freer Gallery of Art - DSC05147.JPG

la danza creatrice di Shiva

shiva dancing statue - dancing the universe into creation destruction; creating harmony in meditation. The ring of fire depicts the cosmos coming into being.

Shiva Nataraja, Tamil Nadu, Late Chola (bronze)

Shiva Nataraja, Tamil Nadu, Late Chola (bronze)

Shiva as 'Lord-of-Dance' ('Nataraja'), Chola period (880-1279), ca. 11th century - Tamil Nadu, India - Currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City - Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Museum of Art, NYC. Shiva as Lord of Dance (Nataraja), Chola period century Tamil Nadu, India.

Musée Guimet - Paris, France - Shiva Nataraja, Inde

Nataraja, Mughal Empire, Incredible India, Shiva, Paris France, Hinduism, Mythology, Frances O'connor, Bronze

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