|In the figure
of Nataraja bot and the moved are depicted in life-like shape. This is the climax of
revelation and that is Nataraja at Chidambaram. Science is personified in Art.
The Indian mind is idealistic to the core and every form has lent
itself to symbolic interpretation embodying a great truth. The form of Nataraja, the great
dancer, has been a symbol of interpretation of the great truth of the Lord's five-fold
activities, creation, Preservation, Destruction, Veiling and Blessing. This particular
cosmic dance has been known as Nadanta Dance, Urdhwatandava Dance, Bhujangatrasa Dance and