Natha (seated on a lion)

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Fig.82: Natha Siddhas in Stucco (Tiruvilimilalai, Kumbakonam dist., Tamilnadu). These stucco sculptures are on the top of a mandapa in the Vilinatha temple. Three Natha Siddhas are shown seated on their respective vehicles.

A Natha is seated on a lion. He is wearing yoga-patta on his both legs tied to his hip, and both hands are rested on respective knees in a danda-hasta mudra. He is also wearing rings on his arms, beard and knotted hair on his head.

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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.

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