OThis beautiful 46 cm tall vintage dancing figure in Brass of the most famous Hindu God Lord Ganesha atop a majestic elephant with a single oil lamp and a temple bell is handcrafted by artisans from Uttar Pradesh, India as an exquisite wall hanging.
The Oil lamp is further enhanced with exquisite twin peacocks and the mythical Yali on top.
Ganesh - also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka and Pillaiyar is the Lord of Good Fortune who provides prosperity, fortune and success. He is the Lord of Beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles of both material and spiritual kinds.
Much like a playful child who delights his parents with playful antics, the youthful Ganesha loved to entertain Gods Shiva and Parvati by dancing for them. The elephant signifies Lord Ganesha's remarkable memory and intelligence.
The lighting of the "Deepam"or lamp / Diya denotes and illuminates knowledge and eradicates the darkness and the ignorance in us. In Hindu culture, lighting of a lamp is also considered an auspicious part of the Pancha loha, or the five-metals, an alloy of sacred significance and widely used for making Hindu temple idols.
Measures: Ganesha with diya : Height 46 cm x width 19 cm
Weight : 1.5 kilograms
Care: Please do not use any harsh chemicals to clean. Only rub with a dry soft cloth.