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Satyam Shivam Sundaram

सत्यम शिवम् सुन्दरम Satyam, the truth; shivam, the good, the divine;and sundaram, the beauty.
Truth is the experience, shivam is the action that comes out of the experience, and beauty is the flowering of consciousness of the man who has experienced truth.


Shiva is regarded as the patron god of yoga and arts. At the highest level, Shiva is regarded limitless, transcendent, unchanging and formless.

Iconographic attributes of Shiva are the third eye on his forehead, the snake Vasuki around his neck, the crescent moon adorning, the holy river Ganga flowing from his matted hair, the trishula as his weapon and the damaru as his instrument. Shiva is usually worshiped in the aniconic form of Lingam aka Shivlinga

Mahashivarathri, "the Great Night of Shiva" is the most significant event in India's spiritual calendar.The festival which is in veneration of Lord Shiva, marks the day when the supreme lord married Maa Parvati and together the form of Ardhanarishvara came into existence.

For me, shiva is a pure form of energy, which is neither positive nor negative.
You can’t see it but you experience it everywhere, as prana or consciousness.
From centuries people are trying to give shape to this formless, form... Here are some expressions of shiva that i handpicked from the world around us.


Doing my first blog post about the people who are experiencing this energy and expressing it in their own way. Be it anything - tangible or intangible, an artwork or an illustration, music or prayers, storytelling or poetry, tvseries or books...



Illustrations


Boom Shiva - Android Jones | Veteran Artist


Trimurti - Abhishek Singh | Illustrator at Image Comics, Founder at Abhiart



Shiva - Sanjay Patel | Supervising animator and storyboard artist at Pixar Animation Studios

Dhyana Linga - Harshvardhan Kadam | Founder, Director at Inkbrushnme



Shakti Shakta - Rahul Gaikwad | Owner at Giant Robot Design



Toon Shiva - Kshiraj Telang | Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer at Pencillati

Shiva - Vivek Ram | Final Layout Lead at DreamWorks Animation



Mahashiva - Dhimant Vyas | Veteran Animation Film Designer



Lovely Shiva - Lovely Kukreja | Director at White Mice Media


Story


Dance of Shiva - Devdutt Pattanaik |  Mythologist, Chief Belief Officer, Future Group
Watch the Complete Story Here

Music

Divine Chants of Shiva - Uma Mohan | Classical Singer
Listen full album on Times Music

Books


Shiva Trilogy- Amish Tripathi | Writer
Watch Trailer on Youtube

Animation Film


Tripura - The three cities of Maya- Chetan Sharma | Director at Animagic
Watch Trailer on Youtube


TV Series



Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev - Mohit Raina | Life OK
Watch Episodes on Youtube



About the author Nitin Jain is an explorer, observer, and pioneer. He has a will of III : India, Innovation and Individuality. His work has varied from an Animator to Identity Designer, from farm hand to retreat organizer. The common thread includes, engagement in different forms of art, exploring nature, inquisitive mind, building relationships, and bridging people with similar mindsets. He is based in Jaipur (India), and use Indianimator as an alias in this digital world. Join him on his Official Website





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