Nataraja Shiva (detail of head)

Image title: Nataraja Shiva (detail of head)

Description of the photo

This bronze sculpture shows an image of Nataraja Shiva (detail of head), from the 20th century A.D.—This multi-armed image based on Tantric Imagery is shown Shiva in dancing posture on the lotus base. Shiva is flanked by two attendants (anucara) and his multi-armed are holding different attributes.

Nataraja Shiva can also be spelled as Nataraj, Naṭarāja Śiva (नटराज शिव).

Gallery information:

The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. This photo is from the Hindu bronze sculpture (dhatu-kala) section.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/25
Aperture: f/5
ISO: 100
Focal length: 42mm

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Size: 4.49 MB
Resolution: 3200 x 2289
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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