|Dakshinamurthy - Iconography Nataraja,
Somaskanda, Chandrasekhara and Dakshinamurthy are some of the well known iconic
representations of Shiva.
or Aalankudi in Tamilnadu is regarded as a Gurustalam where Dakshinamurthy is held in
Kaichinnam and Tirunellikkaa
near Tiruvarur house shrines to Rishabhaarooda Dakshinamurthy.
Shivastalam bears a shrine to Veena dhara Dakshinamurthy.
near Chennai is known for its shrine to Yoga Dakshinamurthy.
|The Dakshinamurthy shrine at
the Tiruppurampayam Shivastalam near
Kumbhakonam is held in great reverence.
||The well known Shivastalam
at Tirumazhapaadi bears two shrines to
Dakshinamurthy as does Tiruvanchiam.
near Kumbhakonam and Tirukkallil near Tiruvallur
near Chennai bear legends related to Dakshinamurthy.
a Shivastalam near Chidambaram in Tamilnadu contains a Dakshinamurthy Sabha in the space
normally occupied by the Nataraja Sabha.
||Dakshinamurthy is portrayed
in a standing posture at the Tirunavalur
Shivastalam associated with Sundaramurthy Nayanar as also in Tiruneittaanam