Nataraj Shiva as Lord of the Dance
Students considers the piece of artwork entitled, The Nataraj, Lord Shiva and Lord of the Dance to visualize several of the most important ideas of Hinduism.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 10 Views 8 Downloads
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NATARAJ: SHIVA AS LORD OF THE DANCE
Learners read" the meaning of the Nataraj, explore the various aspects of Hinduism that the Nataraj symbolizes; examine the importance of the samsara, moksha, and consider the Nataraj one of the finest works of art anywhere in the world.
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lesson: Facing a Stone Situation
Can you imagine what it's like to be able to carve an animal out of stone? Kids do, as they analyze the techniques used to create the South Indian sculpture, Sacred Bull of Shiva. After a critical look at the piece, they write a...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts