Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu: photo 44
Photo 44 of 223 in Gallery: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu
Image title: Minanatha (Tirukameshvarar temple)
Fig.44: Minanatha (Tirukameshvarar temple, Villianur, Puducherry) in tribhanga pose as he is dancing on a fish holding a eka tara vina (kinjuri?) in his hand, along with all other his above said appendages like langoti, ear-rings, etc.
The Siddha/Natha tradition symbolize the most comprehensive understanding and application of the theoretical and methodological tenets of Tantric philosophy. There are many Siddha-centres all over the Tamilnadu. The temples in Tamil-Nadu contain the sculptures depicting the Tantric rites and the images of the venerated Siddhas in it.