Shiva Tandava Stotram is the most popular Shiva Stotram composed by Ravana, King of Lanka. He was a scholar in Navavyakarana (the 9 types of Sanskrit grammar) and a great devotee of Lord Shiva. Shiva Tandav Stotram is one of his many works.
Creation ends at the point of Maha-Pralaya when manifestation is withdrawn back into the Great Void. This is when Shiva begins his “Shiva Tandav“, his famous cosmic dance. From his dance, the destructive energies are released and activated that dismantle all of the creation.
He who sings this song composed by the ten-headed one (Ravana), At the end of every worship or, Reads it after worship of Shiva on the Pradosha day, Will get the blessing of Lord Shiva, chariots, elephants and horses, As well as the affectionate sight of the god of wealth.