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Shiva Seated with Uma (Umamaheshvara). Nepal (Kathmandu Valley), 11th century. Copper alloy, h. cm. 28.3. New York, The Metropolitan Museum.

Lord drinking poison to save Devas and Asuras

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Dancing Ganesha 10th century

The Hindu deity Durga - Indian Art - Asian Art Museum of San Francisco by Marshall Astor - Food Fetishist, via Flickr

Shankara as Lord of Dance (Nataraja), ca. 11th century. Indian (Tamil Nadu). Chola period (880–1279). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of R. H. Ellsworth Ltd., in honor of Susan Dillon, 1987 (1987.80.1) #dance #Shiva | As a symbol, Shiva Nataraja is a brilliant invention. It combines in a single image Shiva's roles as creator, preserver, and destroyer of the universe and conveys the Indian conception of the never-ending cycle of time.

The Hindu deity Shani is often represented as being mounted on a giant black raven or crow. As protector of property, Shani is able to repress the thieving tendencies of these birds.