3 LBS+ Naṭarāja, 9-1/2” Beautiful Dancing Shiva, Fine Detail, The Cosmic Dance, Solid Oxidized Brass Finish, India, 3 LB+ RIT8786
This is a beautiful 9-1/2” tall, solid brass (not resin) statue depicting Shiva dancing (Nataraja), with a double ring and finer detail.
The finish has a touch of oxidation and becomes more oxidized and darker with age.
Shiva is the Hindu name for the Universal Godhead of divine creative energy.
The dancing figure is encircled by a ring of fire that depicts the cosmos coming into being.
It reminds us that all of creation is a manifestation of Shiva.
A spiritually powerful deity for your altar or meditation space.
Weight 3.14 pounds
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Shiva is one of the supreme Hindu trinity with Brahma & Vishnu.
Dancing the universe into creation & destruction, the circle of fire depicts the cosmos coming into begin.
Beautifully handcrafted in India.
Shiva Nataraja: Sanskrit: नटराज, Naṭarāja
The great Hindu god Shiva has many guises and many representations in art, but perhaps the most familiar is as a dancing figure within a circle of fire, that is as Shiva Nataraja, Lord of the Dance.
Shiva Nataraja, as many other important Hindu gods, is a complex character with a myriad of traits, sometimes seemingly in conflict with each other.
In a marvelously unified and dynamic composition expressing the rhythm and harmony of life, Nataraj is shown with four hands represent the cardinal directions.
He is dancing, with his left foot elegantly raised and the right foot on a prostrate figure—'Apasmara Purusha', the personification of illusion and ignorance over whom Shiva triumphs.
The upper left-hand holds a flame, the lower left-hand points down to the dwarf, who is shown holding a cobra.
The upper right-hand holds an hourglass drum or 'dumroo' that stands for the male-female vital principle, the lower shows the gesture of assertion: "Be without fear."
Snakes that stand for egotism, are seen uncoiling from his arms, legs, and hair, which is braided and bejeweled.
His matted locks are whirling as he dances within an arch of flames representing the endless cycle of birth and death.
On his head is a skull, which symbolizes his conquest over death.
Goddess Ganga, the epitome of the holy river Ganges, also sits on his hairdo.
His third eye is symbolic of his omniscience, insight, and enlightenment.
He rests on a lotus pedestal, the symbol of the creative forces of the universe.
This cosmic dance of Shiva is called 'Anandatandava,' meaning the Dance of Bliss, and symbolizes the cosmic cycles of creation and destruction, as well as the daily rhythm of birth and death.
The dance is a pictorial allegory of the five principle manifestations of eternal energy—creation, destruction, preservation, salvation, and illusion.
The dance of Shiva may also represent his five activities: 'Shrishti' (creation, evolution); 'Sthiti' (preservation, support); 'Samhara' (destruction, evolution); 'Tirobhava' (illusion); and 'Anugraha' (release, emancipation, grace).
"The source of all movement,
Gives rhythm to the universe.
He dances in evil places,
He creates and preserves,
Destroys and releases.
We are part of this dance
This eternal rhythm,
And woe to us if, blinded
We detach ourselves
From the dancing cosmos,
This universal harmony…"
by Ruth Peel.
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