This is a magnificent wooden wall panel of one of the most worshipped hindu deities - Lord Ganesha seated on a lotus flower and flanked by exqusite peacocks sculpted by skilled artisans from Tamil Nadu, South India from a single block of local wood.
Each symbol associated with the elephant-headed Hindu god is viewed as a reminder to manifest the powers held within us.
The Abhaya Mudra is the gesture of fearlessness with the sign of OM of his lower right hand and symbolizes Ganesh's blessings and protection on a person's journey through life, especially the spiritual one.
In his upper right hand, Ganesh holds an axe to cut off all attachments of life and symbolizes removal of your obstacles or delivery of justice.
Modakapatra, the bowl of sweets in his left lower hand exemplifies Ganesh’s love of sweets. The axe is a tool used to destroy ignorance in the world. The noose illustrates the notion to draw loved-ones close, but also remind us to encircle and save strayed ones in extraordinary ways.
The Lotus flower, Ganesha is sitting upon represents enlightenment.
Ganesha, one of the most beloved and worshiped hindu deity is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati and is worshipped as the God of wisdom, prosperity and considered most auspicious for new beginnings.
The wall hanging measures:
Length 45 cm x Height 30 cm x Depth 5 cm
Weight: 2.40 Kilograms