Ananda Tandava : A painting
Acrylic on canvas – 30” x 24”
Lord Shiva is also worshipped as the Natraja (literally the supreme lord of dance), the cosmic ecstatic dancer. As Natraja, Shiva performs the Tandava dance which leads to the dissolution and the recreation of the Universe. When Shiva performs the Tandava in joyful ecstatic mood the dance is called the Ananda Tandava.