|Nataraja (Lord of the Dance)
|Rooted in Tamil and Shaivite traditions.
|Depicts Lord Shiva as the cosmic dancer, symbolizing creation, preservation, and destruction.
|Lord Shiva in a dynamic dance pose, surrounded by a circle of flames.
|Often depicted in bronze or symbolic colors.
|Icon in temples, symbolizing the cosmic dance of creation.
|Originates in Tamil Nadu and Shaivite philosophy.
|Iconic representation in Hindu art and temples.
|Signifies the cosmic cycles of existence and divine energy.
|Detailed symbolism in the pose and accessories.
|Inspires awe, reverence, and an understanding of the cosmic order.