Vintage Brass Temple of Lord Shiva With 4 Nandi Bulls & Bells On A chain. Length 78 cm x W 11 cm square
Vintage brass temple on a chain handcrafted with the 8 faces of Lord Shiva - Creator of the world and the destroyer of evil as per Indian mythology surrounded by 4 brass Nandi bulls facing outwards.
This exquisite shiva monument, inspired by the temple architecture seen mostly in the south of India is crafted in fine detail by skilled artisans along with 5 temple bells under the sculpture and hangs on a 60 cm long link chain.
Lord Shiva is The Supreme God who protects, creates and transforms the universe and as per Indian Mythology. Shiva is one of the most important gods renowned as the destroyer of evil and whose powers are used to cleanse the world of negativity. He is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe.
The " Nandi" means to flourish and is the name of the guardian deity of Kailasa, the abode of Lord Shiva and usually depicted as a bull which also serves as the mount to the god Shiva. According to tradition, he is considered as the chief Guru of eight disciples of Shiva who were sent to eight directions to spread the wisdom of Shaivism.
The temple measures:
Height with chain 78 cm x width 11 cm square
Length of chain: 60 cm.
Each bell is 6 cm tall and nandi is 2.5 cm tall .
Weight: 1.85 Kilograms