Temple Bell With 6 Handcrafted Ganesha Figures On A Link Chain With A Yali Hook - Length 85 cm

Bells used in Hindu ceremonies and temples are also called "Ghantas".
This exquisite brass bell in a dark patina finish from the South of India with 6 figures of Lord Ganesha hand engraved around the bell is crafted  by skilled artisans in solid brass and hangs on a thick chain with links and a hook in the shape of the mythical Yali - Half horse half lion. 

Ganesha ( गणेश), also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka and Binayak, is one of the best-known and most worshiped and beloved deities in the Hindu pantheon. Although known by many attributes, Ganesha is widely revered as the remover of obstacles, the patron of arts and sciences and the God of intellect and wisdom. 

One can find such temple bells in all sizes and heights hanging at the entrance of hindu temples in India or prayer rooms at home and it is tradition to ring the bell while entering or exiting the temple once prayers are over as a sign of good omen


Measures:
Length with chain and bell - 85 cm / 
Length of chain - 65 cm

Diameter of bell - 10 cm

Weight : 1.80 Kilograms