This is a majestic sculpture of the Shiva Mukhalingam - One of the many faces of Lord Shiva - The Supreme God who protects, creates and transforms the universe handcrafted with a rich brown patina and hand engraved by artisans from Karnataka .
Displaying the cast in the shape of human head, the face as a stern, mustached figure with bulging eyes displaying a third eye in the middle of the forehead, this is a collectors item!
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.
Lingams have been worshipped for thousands of years as a representation of Shiva and the art form eventually evolved to include cast metal lingam covers known as "Mukhalingams", as powerful and venerated as the objects they covered and literally translates as 'lingams with a face.
This Bust of Shiva measures:
Bust: Height 15 cm x width 15 cm x Dia at the hollow bottom is 12 cm
Weight: 1.900 Kilograms
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