This exquisite 30 cm tall wooden sculpture of Hindu diety Vishnu is hand carved in fine detail from a single block of soft yet hardy local wood by skilled artisans from the state of Tamil Nadu, South India using skills passed down from one generation to the next.
Vishnu is one of the principal deities of Hinduism , the Supreme Being or absolute truth in its Vaishnavism and the "preserver" in the Hindu triad that includes the Gods Brahma and Shiva.
In Vaishnavism, Vishnu is identical to the formless metaphysical concept called Brahman - The Supreme, The Syayam Bhagwan who takes various Avatars as "the preserver and protector" whenever the world is threatened with evil, chaos, and destructive forces.
Measures: 30 cm Tall x 17 cm wide x 5 cm in depth.
Weight : 1000 grams