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Shiva’s Cosmic Dance

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Shiva's Cosmic DanceShiva’s Cosmic Dance in the idol of Lord Natraj depicts the continual cycle of creation and destruction or the regeneration of energy throughout the Cosmos. Metaphorically, scientists equate Shiva’s dance to the dance of subatomic particles manifesting as in the turn of seasons, in birth and death of all life and as also the Hindu ancient Vedas reveal in the essence of gross matter itself. Thus Shiva as Natraj, the Lord of Dance, represents all regeneration of the sentient and the insentient.