Nataraj- The Dancing Shiva, is a provider of Courage, Hope, Power, Knowledge, Intellect and Devotion.This cosmic dance of Shiva is called ‘Ananda-tandava,’ meaning the Dance of Bliss, and symbolizes the cosmic cycles of creation and destruction, as well as the daily rhythm of birth and death. The dance is a pictorial allegory of the five principle manifestations of eternal energy — creation, destruction, preservation, salvation, and illusion. A fine example of great artisanship, this Nataraj figurine is a worthy investment for sure. Place it in your living room and get praised for your exclusive choice. Made from brass, it is sturdy and superior in quality.In Hinduism, Nataraja or Nataraj, The Lord of Dance is a depiction of the Hindu god Shiva as the cosmic dancer Koothan, who performs his divine dance to destroy a weary universe and make preparations for god Brahma to start the process of creation.