This is an majestic brass sculpture of the Nandi Bull - The gate guardian deity of Kailasa, the abode of Lord Shiva and as per Indian mythology, is also the Vahan | vehicle for Shiva - The bearer of truth and righteousness.
Handcrafted with a rich green patina by artisans from the south of India with beautiful contours, this majestic bull head is a Collectors item.
God of skies & destruction, Shiva with Nandi bull is one of the oldest forms of Hindu representation - dating before 3000 BC.
One can find the figure of the white humped bull in every Shaivite temple reclining on a raised platform and facing the entrance door of the shrine so that according to mythology, he may perpetually gaze on the lord in his symbolic form, the lingam.
Today, the bull is considered a symbol of Hinduism and the Nandi symbolises purity, as well as justice, faith, wisdom, virility and honour.
Height 45 cm x Width 25 cm x Depth 11 cm
Weight : 5.8 kilograms