One of the many faces of Lord Shiva - The Supreme God who protects, creates and transforms the universe.
Known as the Shiva Mukhalingam , this majestic plaque of Shiva with a 3rd eye in vintage gold finish has been casted in solid brass by skilled artisans from the South of India with exquisite engravings surrounded by the Prabhavali and the snake hood at the top of the plaque.
Framed on a rich deep green raw silk and mounted on an antique 40 cm x 30 cm gold finish frame, this majestic work of art is perfect to adorn any wall.
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. Shiva is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe.
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 Mukhalingam of Shiva measures:
With the synthetic gold frame: Height 40 cm x Width 30 cm
Brass Shiva plaque : Height 15 cm x width 11 cm
Weight: 1400 grams