The Mythology of Natarajasana – Dancers Pose

The Mythology of Natarajasana

The Mythology of Natarajasana In Hindu mythology Shiva is pictured in many different forms. One of the most well-known of these is in his role as Nataraja, the ‘cosmic dancer’. As the cosmic dancer, Shiva is often shown with cobras around his neck, balancing on top of a small dwarf and surrounded by fire. Although this […]

Natarajasana – Dancer’s Pose

Dancer’s Pose – Part 1 Nataraja is a depiction of Lord Shiva as the Cosmic Dancer. His divine dance symbolizes the cosmic cycles of creation and destruction, the purpose of which is to release humankind from the ignorance produced by the illusion of the ‘self’ as separate from the rest of creation. On a physical […]