Material: Pink stone / soapstone
Dimension(HWL): 25 x 16 x 10.5 inch
Height: 2 ft (approx.)
About these beauteous Indian statues:
- “Nataraj” The dancing form of Lord Shiva, is encircled by a flaming cosmic circle.
- His hair is open and flying, symbolizing the air element.
- A ring of fire, encircling Lord Shiva represents the universe with all its illusion, pain, and suffering.
- The semi-circle moon, of his hair, is to bestow the material pleasure. The moon is also the deity of time, that’s why Lord Shiva is called the Maha Kaala,
- Lord Shiva is widely knowns as the Trinetra deity. One is the sun, the second is the moon, and the third on his forehead is called the eye of wisdom.
- The cobra wreathing around his neck, chest, and leg represents cosmic energy.
- He is holding a Damru in his upper right hand, gesturing Abhay mudra in the lower right hand. The Upper left hand carries Agni in his palm, and the lower left hand is posed in Gaja-hasta mudra.
- Lord Shiva dances over the body of a demon named Apasmara. (a symbol of human ignorance)
- Everything comes from Lord Shiva, goes back to Shiva.
- Lord Shiva dance to destroy, create and preserve the universe.
- This form of dance represents five actions of the Lord’s creation, sustenance, dissolution, and covering from all the illusions and initiation.
- The northeast corner is the best-recommended place to set the statue, either in the house or even in the garden concerning the following corner.
- Placing it on the porch of the institute, hotel, school, office are suitable areas to showcase the gorgeous statue.
- Artists who belong to dancing, widely worship the Nataraj form of Lord Shiva. So you can place him at the home/training room temple or in your school.
- The main advantage of soapstone is that it is a nonporous material.
- For that reason, handling and caring are very easy.
- Using a soft brush or a cloth, you can dust the statue.
- The cleaning should be done every second day to ward off dust accumulating on the surface of the statue.