|Name ▲▼||Origin ▲▼||Description ▲▼|
|Demon name |
"Nataraja (lord of the dance)"
|Hindu / Puranic||Form of the god SI IVA. Emerging from AD 1200 onward, this form depicts SI iva as lord of the dance ringed by fire and with one foot on a demon in the form of a black dwarf. Nataraja arguably epitomizes the moving power in the cosmos. Largely seen in southern Indian bronzes which display the dance-form anandatandava....|