Museum-quality posters made on thick and durable matte paper.
• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil • Paper weight: 5.6 oz/y² (192 g/m²) • Giclée printing quality • Opacity: 94%
Shiva is known as "The Destroyer" within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes:
-Shiva -Brahma -Vishnu
In Shaivism tradition, Shiva is one of the supreme beings who creates, protects and transforms the universe.
Symbolism of Dancing Shiva statues:
The act of dancing is a result of the overflow of happiness, bliss and joy:
Lotus flower - the opening heart Snake - cosmic energy - a symbol of transformation and healing (sheds the skin) Drum - primal sound beating of creation Hair - falling har is the Ganges river from heaven to earth Ring of fire - creation, birth and destruction cycle of life Crown and moon - the king over emotions (moon - which has cycles) Flame in hand - destruction - the world is on fire - transiency Clothing - from skin of conquered leopard - symbol of anger, rage, the animal in us Baby on the foot - a demon dwarf means the defeated ego (restlessness) by Shivas wisdom - knowledge of eternity by awareness of truth