As a symbol, Shiva Nataraja is a brilliant invention. It combines in a single image Shiva's roles as creator, preserver, and destroyer of the universe and conveys the Indian conception of the never-ending cycle of time.. Shiva as Lord of Dance - ca. 11th C. Indian (Tamil Nadu). Chola period.
Jaya Moksha inspiration - check out my designs at - inspired by spiritual symbolism, tribal handicrafts, and fluid movement...♥ Shiva Nataraja - in his left hand is the fire of destruction, and in his right, the drum of creation.