- Weight – 2.570 kgs, Height – 11.5 inches
Brass Nataraja idol depicts his dancing form with flying strands of hair, raised left leg, and right leg stamping on the demon with a circular arch and an inverted lotus designed round with square base.
In this brass sculpture, he has 4 hands in which two hands will be holding damaru and fire and showing Abhaya mudra (for protection and liberation). Hence he is termed as the king or lord of the dance. Lord Nataraja’s gentle form of dance is called Lasya and the violent form of dance is called Thandavam.
This brass Nataraja idol is worshipped to enhance the artistic qualities and creative senses. Lord Nataraja – The divine cosmic dancer is the king of dance or the god of dance. The term Nata means dance and raja mean king. Hence he is termed as the king or lord of the dance. Placing the Natarajar statue in the northeast corner is considered auspicious.