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On the Loss of Cultural Heritage in Quake-Ravaged Nepal

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Fig. 26.
As Naṭarāja Śiva is portrayed in the frenzy of his cosmic dance. In Nepal this form is usually know as Nṛtyanātha or Nṛtyeśvara in Sanskrit and Nasadyaḥ in Newari, and is the patron deity of dance and dancers.