Vintage Brass Temple of Lord Shiva With Nandi Bulls & Bells On A chain - Length 78 cm x W 11 cm square

Rare and vintage brass temple with a patina finish crafted with the 8 faces of Lord Shiva -  Creator of the world and the destroyer of evil as per Indian mythology surrounded by 4 Nandi bulls facing outwards.

This exquisite shiva monument is inspired by the temple architecture and sculptures handcrafted by skilled artisans from South India with 5 temple bells underneath and hangs on a 60 cm long chain.

Lord Shiva - The Supreme God who protects, creates and transforms the universe.  In Hinduism and as per Indian Mythology, Shiva is one of the most important gods and known as the destroyer of evil whose powers are used to cleanse the world of negativity. He is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe.

The Nandi means to flourish and is the name of the guardian deity of Kailasa, the abode of Lord Shiva. He is usually depicted as a bull which also serves as the mount to the god Shiva. According to tradition, he is considered as the chief Guru of eight disciples of Shiva who were send to eight directions to spread the wisdom of Shaivism.

The temple measures:

Height with chain 78 cm x width 11 cm square

Length of chain: 60 cm . Temple measures 18 cm with bells. 

Weight: 1.75 Kilograms