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 framed on golden yellow raw silk inside a copper gold synthetic frame with an exquisite brown patina has been casted in solid brass by skilled artisans from state of Maharashtra, India with exquisite engravings surrounded by the Prabhavali and the snake hood at the top of the plaque.
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 frame with the Mukhalingam of Shiva measures: Height 40 cm x width 26 cm
The brass plaque measures: Height 18 cm x Width 12 cm
Weight: 1. 150 Kilograms