Significance of Shiva Aanadatandava Dance

Significance of Shiva Aanadatandava Dance. The cosmic dance of Lord Shiva is called the ‘Aanadatandava’ which means the Dance of Bliss and it is the symbol of cosmic cycles of creation and destruction as well as the daily rhythm of birth and death. the dancing form of Lord Shiv is known as Nataraja. For regular hinduism articles visit hindu devotional blog. This dance is a visual representation of five major manifestations that are creation, destruction, preservation, salvation and illusion which can also be interpreted as ‘Srishti’, ‘Sthiti’, ‘Samhara’, ‘Tirobhava’ and ‘Anugraha’.

The image of Lord Siva’s rhythmic play is the source of all movement within the universe. It is believed that the purpose of his dance is to release the souls of all men from the snare of illusion. As the Lord performs ‘tandava’ the dance in which the universe is created, maintained and dissolved. Visit Here Mahadeva's long and well kept and piled up hair loosen during the dance and crash into heavenly bodies and destroy them completely.

Picture of Shiva dancing Aanadatandava with Lord Ganesh


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