Tirumoolar and Nandhi devar
Tamil Nadu is the craddle of Saiva Siddhanta philosophy. Many great sages were born here in the land of holiness.
Tirumoolar got initiated by his guru Nandhi devar, he lived for 3000 years and composed Tirumandiram.
The Supreme god of baniyan tree" teaching to Four Great Sages
He is an aspect of shiva as a guru of all types of knowledge as a teacher of yoga, music, and wisdom and giving exposition on the saathiram.
Research at CERN
Shiva Nataraja, the Indian government acknowledged the profound significance of the metaphor of Shiva's dance for the cosmic dance of subatomic particles, which is observed and analyzed by CERN's physicists.
The parallel between Shiva's dance and the dance of subatomic particles was first discussed by Fritjof Capra in an article published in Main Currents in Modern Thought in 1972. Shiva's cosmic dance then became a central metaphor in Capra's international bestseller The Tao of Physics, first published in 1975 and still in print in over 40 editions around the world.
Saiva Siththaantham is the philosophy of Saiva religion which considers Lord Siva as its primary deity. Siddhanta means the final conclusion (reached after taking into consideration all other important views). It is the popular philosophical system of the Saivism of India, based on Saiva Agamas, Ancient Tamil works, Thirumurais and Meykanda Sastra works.
Who am I? Is there a God? What are the natures of God, Soul and the cosmos? What is my relationship with God and the worldly things? What is the reason for happenings in life over which one has no control? Such questions often arise in any philosophical system. Saiva Siddhanta gives plausible answers and explanations to them.
Tao of physics
[An Exploration of the Parallels Between Modern Physics and Eastern Mysticism by Frifjof Capra]
The Dance of Shiva: The Hindu View of Matter in the Light of Modern Physics," and later in the The Tao of Physics beautifully relates Nataraj's dance with modern physics. He says that "every subatomic particle not only performs an energy dance, but also is an energy dance; a pulsating process of creation and destruction…without end…For the modern physicists, then Shiva's dance is the dance of subatomic matter. As in Hindu mythology, it is a continual dance of creation and destruction involving the whole cosmos; the basis of all existence and of all natural phenomena. More...
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