This cosmic dance of Shiva is called ‘Anandatandava,’ meaning the Dance of Bliss, and symbolizes the cosmic cycles of creation and destruction, as well as the daily rhythm of birth and death. The dance is a pictorial allegory of the five principle manifestations of eternal energy — creation, destruction, preservation, salvation, and illusion.
The lingam (also, linga, ling, Shiva linga, Shiv ling, Sanskrit लिङ्गं, liṅgaṃ, meaning "mark", "sign", "inference" is a representation of the Hindu deity Shiva used for worship in temples. Hindus consider the lingam as a mark or sign of the presence of Lord Shiva, who at his highest level is perceived as limitless and formless.
Shiva, Bienveillant Seigneur, Puissant Dieu Destructeur dont la danse Cosmique signe la fin des Mondes. Il n'est aucun progrès spirituel qui ne demande le démantèlement de nos convictions ou attitudes. Détruire pour reconstruire. Shiva est Bon et Bienveillant, même si les transformations auxquelles il nous invite sont douloureuses. Les épreuves de la vie, fortuites ou conséquences de karma antérieurement acquis, peuvent, et doivent être comprises et vécues comme des opportunités…
The Five Practices or 'Pancha Kriya' outline the minimal Vedic practices, also known as Pancha Nitya Karmas that parents teach their children in order to nurture future citizens who are strong, secure, responsible, tolerant and traditional and pass the dharma to the next generation.