Shiv Tandav Stotram is a stotra that describes the Hindu God Shiva's power and beauty. It is traditionally attributed to Ravana, the rakshasa (demon) king of Lanka and devotee of Shiva. This is a vigorous manly style of dancing.This stotra is about him while in the act of dancing. Alliteration and onomatopoeia create roiling waves of resounding beauty in this great stotra.