Subject: Indian Religious Miniature Painting
Paint Material: Opaque Watercolors
Base Material: Stamp paper (unframed)
Size: 8 in. wide X 12 in. tall (20 cms X 30.5 cms)
Age: Modern Handmade Art
Country of origin: India
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Presenting a striking painting of Nataraja, the Hindu god Shiva in his form as the cosmic dancer.
Nataraja is a depiction of the Hindu god Shiva as the divine dancer. His dance is called Tandavam or Nadanta, depending on the context of the dance. The pose and artwork is described in many Hindu texts, the dance relief or idol featured in all major Hindu temples of Shaivism.
The two most common forms of Shiva's dance are the Lasya (the gentle form of dance), associated with the creation of the world, and the Tandava (the vigorous form of dance), associated with the destruction of weary worldviews—weary perspectives and lifestyles. In essence, the Lasya and the Tandava are just two aspects of Shiva’s nature; for he destroys in order to create, tearing down to build again.
Nataraja is a well known sculptural symbol in India and popularly used as a symbol of Indian culture, in particular as one of the finest illustrations of Hindu art.
Your decor will come alive with this art of Nataraja, the Lord of the Dance. Buy it now.