- Sculpture of Nataraja Shiva
- Brass metal
- Height 11 Inch; Length 9 Inch;Width 3 Inch
- Weight 2.4 Kg
- Crafted through sand casting technique in north India
This brass idol of Lord Shiva Dancing Nataraja, is meant for performing puja at home, or for simply decorating your home in Hindu way. Artisans of Muradabad in north India have crafted this statue using age-old sand casting technique. Nataraja is a depiction of the god Shivaas the cosmic dancer who performs his divine dance to destroy a weary universe and make preparations for the god Brahma to start the process of creation. In this sculpture, Shiva is dancing in an aureole of flames, lifting his left leg and balancing over a demon or dwarf (Apasmara) who symbolizes ignorance. It is a well known sculptural symbol in India and popularly used as a symbol of Indian culture.