Nataraja Picture

Nataraja (The Lord of Dance), is one of the forms of the Hindu god Shiva. His dance represents creation and destruction. In his upper right hand, Nataraja holds an hourglass drum that symbolizes creation and the pulse of the universe. The opposite hand, the upper left, counters the upper right with flames that represent destruction. The second right hand is held in the Abhaya pose, bestowing protection. The image of Nataraja represents the balance of the opposites of the world, and the cyclic rhythm of the universe, and additionally is full of many such meaningful symbols. If you're interested in learning more about the symbolism of Nataraja, this is a great page to check out: [link]

Pen + Prismacolor Colored Pencils
17" x 12"

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