Nataraja

The dancing posture of the Hindu god Shiva, who performs his divine dance as a part of his activities of creation and destruction.

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  • Nataraja —    Nataraja, or Lord of the Dance (nata, dance; raja, king or lord), is one of the most popular iconic forms of SHIVA (the most common is the LINGAM). In his cosmic dance he creates, sustains, and even tually destroys the universe. When Shiva’s… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • nataraja — (izg. natarȁdža) ž DEFINICIJA 1. starodrevni indijski ritualni ples 2. brončana ili kamena skulptura boga Šive predstavljenog u plesnom pokretu ETIMOLOGIJA skr. nātarāja : kralj plesa …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Nataraja — Nataraj redirects here. For other uses, see Nataraj (disambiguation). Nataraja, Lord Shiva as the Cosmic Dancer representing the rhythmic movement of the entire cosmos. Nataraja or Nataraj (Hindustani: [nət̪əˈraːdʒ]), The Lord (or King) of… …   Wikipedia

  • Nataraja — Shiva als Nataraja. Bronze aus der Chola Zeit, Tamil Nadu, 11. Jahrhundert. Musée Guimet, Paris. Nataraja (Sanskrit: नटराज Naṭarāja [nʌʈʌˈrɑːdʒʌ] „König des Tanzes“) ist eine Erscheinungsform des …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nataraja — The Hindu god Shiva in his form as the cosmic dancer. The most common images show him with four arms and flying locks, dancing on a dwarf (a symbol of human ignorance) and encircled by a ring of flames. The Nataraja sculpture shows Shiva as the… …   Universalium

  • Nataraja — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Nataraja — El dios hindú Shiva en su forma de danzante cósmico. Las imágenes más comunes lo muestran con cuatro brazos y cabellera al viento, danzando sobre un enano (símbolo de la ignorancia humana) y envuelto en una aureola de llamas. La escultura… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Nataraja — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nataraja Guru — (Malayalam:നടരാജ ഗുരു)(Dr. P Natarajan) was a direct disciple of Narayana Guru, a sage and social reformer of India. Nataraja Guru founded Narayana Gurukulam, a worldwide contemplative community based on the teachings of Narayana Guru. He… …   Wikipedia

  • Nataraja Ramakrishna — Born 31 March 1923(1923 03 31) Bali, Indonesia Died 7 June 2011(2011 06 07) (aged 88) Nizam s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad Nationality …   Wikipedia

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