Nataraja is the symbolic depiction of Hindu god Lord Shiva as a divine cosmic dancer. The dance “Tandava” is regarded as a holy in Hinduism portraying the victory of good over evil and fierce dance. The sculpture is symbolic of Shiva as the lord of dance and dramatic arts,] with its style and proportions made according to Hindu texts on arts. It typically shows Shiva dancing in one of the Natya Shastra poses, holding various symbols] which vary with historic period and region, trampling upon a demon shown as a dwarf (Apasmara or Muyalaka) who symbolizes spiritual ignorance.
Size : 28cm