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Srî Dakshinamuri: When the ecstatic dancer Shiva Nataraja takes a seat for meditation he becomes Shiva Dakshinamurti, the South Facing Lord. Why? Prime real estate always features “expansive views with southern exposure.” And Shiva wouldn’t settle for anything less than sublime. To face south is to receive the full spectrum of the day’s light across the horizon. Seated with eyes closed, this power turns inward to become a play of light in the darkness. Over three sessions, take your seat as…

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Shiva in his form of Dakshinamurthy “Indian Gods”, One album of 34 illustrations. 1688-1725. Painted in gouache by French missionaries. Southern Andhra Pradesh, India. (via Bibliothèque nationale de France)

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Śiva as Dakshinamūrti (the exemplary ascetic) sits in lalitasana on a tiger skin with his right foot placed on the back of the Apasmara purusha. Company School, 1820.

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Shiva in his form of Dakshinamurti with the sages Narada and Tumburu on Mount Kailasa. (Painting)

Shiva in his form of Dakshinamurti with the sages Narada and Tumburu on Mount Kailasa. Place of origin: Trichinopoly, India. Date: ca. 1820 - ca. 1825 (made)

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Lord of Yoga El Señor del Yoga

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Lord Dakshinamurthy, is one among the 64 forms of Lord Sivan. A separate sannadhi is found for Guru Dakshinamurthy in all the Shivan Temples. Alangudi is the special navagraha Temple for Dakshinamurthy where he is represented as "Guru". http://photos.templesonnet.com/jan-2011/lord-dakshinamurthy.shtml