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  • As the Lord of Dance, Nataraja, Shiva performs the tandava, which is the dance in which the universe is created, maintained, and resolved.

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  • Finally she immolates herself and that is when Kalamandalam Harinarayanan's Siva plucks out a matt of his hair, throws it down and performs the tandava.

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  • Nadanam (dance of bliss), a tandava dance, resulting in the spontaneous enlightenment of sages gathered around him.

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  • The kavadi aattam, a tandava (or masculine) form of dance, produces a feeling of joy in the dancer as well as the spectator.

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  • Thaipusam also signifies the day Lord Shiva (another name for God) danced the Ananda Nadanam (dance of bliss), a tandava dance, resulting in the spontaneous enlightenment of sages gathered around him.

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  • Notorious for performing the tandava at the drop of a hat, Shiva went on a rampage with Sati on his shoulders.

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  • Where cigarette flicks and dark glasses are the perennial symbols of style and substance, sycophancy does a tandava over psephology.

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  • You can feel it in the cyber rush of A R Rahman's finger board, unveiled here for the first time, in the throb of Shankar Ehsan Loy, in the musical tandava of Shivamani and the electronic twang of the instruments.

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  • Today's political tandava may be happening because the tables are turning once again, as Trinamul makes headway at the cost of the Left Front.

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  • The continuation of this politics has meant that while this year's parliamentary elections were peaceable in most parts of India, its Bengal phase unleashed what governor Gopal Gandhi - usually a mild-mannered man - described as "a tandava of political violence".

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  • The dance of Shiva; an energetic dance style of India.

    December 16, 2007