Lord Shiva - Anand Tandav Mixed media on Canvas (48"x72")
2013. Dallas, TX.
Tandav Nrtya is the the divine dance
performed by Natraj, the dancing God to control the rhythm
of the Universe. Through the seven types of Tandav, he
sequences the cycle of creation, preservation and
destruction and maintains the daily rhytm of birth and
death. Seven types of Tandav are Rudra, Anand, Tripura,
Sandhya, Samara, Kaali, Uma and Gauri. This painting depicts
the Lord in the middle of Anand Tandav - The dance of joy.