Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu: photo 51
Photo 51 of 223 in Gallery: Siddha Cult in Tamilnadu
Image title: Gorakshanatha (Lower Ahobilam)
Fig.51: Gorakshanatha (Lower Ahobilam, Kurnul dist., Andhra Pradesh) is shown with long kundalas on his ears, medallion on his chest. His head is shown resting in his left palm; his right hand is resting on his right thigh in a katya valambita mudra.
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.