Vintage Wood Sculpture of Lord Ganesha On A Lotus Flower - Diameter 31 cm

Majestic round shaped wood sculpture / carving with Lord Ganesha and his four hands sitting on a lotus flower watched by the Rat - his Vahan carved from a single block of wood by the most skilled artisans from Tamil Nadu, South India.

Set in a round shape as a wall hanging of Dia 31 cm and a depth of 5 cm, this exquisite carving is a collectors item.

Each symbol associated with the elephant-headed Hindu god is viewed as a reminder to manifest the powers held within us.                                                      The Abhaya Mudra is the gesture of fearlessness with the sign of OM of his lower right hand and symbolizes Ganesh's blessings and protection on a person's journey through life, especially the spiritual one.

In his upper right hand, Ganesh usually holds an axe, with which he is said to cut off all attachments of life and symbolizes removal of your obstacles or delivery of justice. 

Modakapatra, the bowl of sweets in his left lower hand exemplifies Ganesh’s love of sweets. The axe is a tool used to destroy ignorance in the world.  The noose illustrates the notion to draw loved-ones close, but also remind us to encircle and save strayed ones in extraordinary ways.

The Lotus flower, Ganesha is sitting upon represents enlightenment. 

Ganesh, a much-beloved and worshiped deity, is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati and is worshipped as the God of wisdom, prosperity and considered most auspicious for new beginnings. 

Measures:
Diameter of the wooden round sculpture - 30 cm with a depth of 5 cm.  

Size with the 4 Domes : 45 cm x 45 cm

Weight: 1.75 kilograms.

 

 



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