Ānanda-tāṇḍava of Śiva-sadānṛttamūrti: the development of the concept of Āṭavallān̲-Kūttaperumān̲aṭikaḷ in the South Indian textual and iconographic tradition
On the Indo-Dravidian concept of Śiva, Hindu deity, as a divine dancer; in particular as performing the awesome dance of bliss (ānanda-tāṇḍava)
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The lconographic Distinction of Anandatandava 7
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10th Cent 9th Cent abhaya Aihole ananda ancient Apasmara ascetic Atavallan Badami Barrett bhujaAgatrasita Brahma bronze canonical Chalukya Chidambaram Chola Dynasty Cidambaramahatmya Cilappatikaram concept of Siva connected cosmic cult dance of bliss dance of Siva dancing Siva Daruvana dated deity Divine Dancer Dravidian drum Early Chola fire foot Gandaraditya gesture Goddess hand Hindu Hiranyavarman icon iconographic iconological important Kamil karana Korravai Kulke legend linga literary lndo-Dravidian Lord of Dance Madras mahatmya Mahendravarman metal munis Murugan Muyalakan myth Nataraja in ananda-tandava Nataraja sculptures Pallava Parantaka Patanjali Pine Forest pose posture Puliyur purana representations of Nataraja sages Saiva Sakti Sanskrit Sembiyan Mahadevi seven tandavas shrine Siva Nataraja Siva's ananda-tandava Siva's dance Sivaramamurti Siyamangalam snake South lndian South of lndia stanza stone symbol Tamil Literature tandava tandava dance Tanjavur temple Tevaram textual tiger Tillai Tillavana Tirumantiram Tirumular tradition Visnu Vyaghrapada worship Zvelebil