dance of Shiva

dance of Shiva

symbolizes the passage of time. [Hindu Tradition: Cirlot, 76]
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Preah Vihear is the open air theatre for the cosmic dance of Shiva. The colossal dancing image of Shiva is sculpted on the door frame (Pediment) of the mandapa of the main temple", Borath argued.
Coomaraswamy (1877-1947) published "The Dance of Shiva".
His essay "The Dance of Shiva" goes back to his early Boston period and carries the traces of its then fashionable Orientalist milieu.
All the inspirational beacons quoted in "The Dance of Shiva" share this Theosophical inclusion in some part of their career.
Among them: Mecca (a left-wing look at terrorism); The Dance of Shiva (civil rights and religious intolerance; Mindfield (the CIA-funded LSD experiments in Montreal); Slander (civil rights, women's rights, abortion); The Laughing Falcon (global environment and U.S.
Shakti literally embodies the fine and elusive dance of Shiva Nataraj.
Lightning flashed like the Tandava Dance of Shiva as sheets of rain drummed on the tin roofs.
The range of these stories represents McKnight's belief that, as he once wrote, "We are, from the bottom to the top, as polymorphous as the dance of Shiva." His subsequent books, the novel I Get on the Bus (1990), the short stories in The Kind of Light That Shines on Texas (1992), his book of stories White Boys (1998), his new novel He Sleeps (2001), even the collection of quotations and sayings in African American Wisdom (1994), contain a multiplicity of voices--expressing a variety of viewpoints--that nod to McKnight's desire that black-skinned people worldwide consider themselves "a civilization, a collection of cultures, societies, nations, individuals, 'races.' "In large part, McKnight's racialist perspective has to do with his coming of age in t he post-Civil Rights Movement era.
The show led to a part in the 30-minute film Dance Of Shiva, and a cameo in Notting Hill as a drunken lager lout who slags off Julia Roberts in a restaurant.
Something mysterious is occurring: The dakini, the enlightened woman in the midst of terrestrial death, restores to the universe all the energy that she had been given at birth, and she reenters the perpetual dance of Shiva, no longer an individual, no longer an ego.
War veterans joined stars of the movie The Dance Of Shiva last night wed to mark Armistice Day by attending its world premier.
While they shoot The Dance Of Shiva about the untold story of Indian troops in the First World War, a fly-on-the-wall documentary team will film the masters at work.