Brass Dancing Shiva Nataraja Statue 18.5"

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Statue Details

Materials: Indian Brass
Total Height Including Base: 18.5 inches
Widest Point: 15 inches
Base Width & Depth: 8 x 4.25 inches
Weight: 18 pounds
  • Shiva as the Lord of dance, Nataraja is the iconic image in Hindu statuary and instantly recognizable as one of the most famous and gracious images in Asian Art
  • Nataraja is the Creator & Destroyer of the Universe
  • A depiction of the Hindu god Shiva as the divine dancer
  • Shiva’s cosmic dance sets in motion the rhythm of life and death and pervades the universe, symbolized by the ring of fire that is filled with the loose snakelike locks of the god’s hair
  • He dances within the three rings of the fiery arch or prahabhamandala encircling his dancing form each ring representing fire, (outside) earth, (middle) and water (inside) 
  • Nataraja is associated with the destruction and creation of the world
  • He is balancing over a demon who symbolizes ignorance
  • This Nataraja has good balance and proportion which are the most important aspect of a Nataraja sculpture
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20+ Years in Service
Handmade & Ethical