Lord Ganesha is one of those gods who is loved and pampered by all and a favourite of children. He is also considered a deity who is full of knowledge and wisdom. This Kerala mural shows him playing the Mrudanga with a pleasant and blissful smile on his face, spreading the warmth of music and the beauty of melody, hence the name Manomay or the enchanting one.
Back in the initial days of Kerala mural painting, minerals, vegetables, coal, etc. were used as pigments. They were mixed together using coconut water or gum. This painting keeps the age-old tradition alive and makes for a lively addition to a large living room.
Note: In all its detail this can be custom made and hand crafted exclusively in a size of your choice to suit your exclusive needs.
|Dimension||18 x 30 inches [Customizable]|
|Medium||Canvas and paper|
This pattachitra or painting on canvas using natural colors depict Ganesha the destroyer of obstacles and Lakshmi , the goddess of wealth, fortune, and prosperity (both material and spiritual) together. Most hindus consider it auspicious to worship goddess Lakshmi and lord Ganesha on the day of Diwali as it is considered that Goddess Lakshmi isits every house and blesses all with wealth.
Ganesha, is one of the most revered deities in sanatana dharma. He is the ruler and the remover of all obstacles and also is the bestower of knowledge (Buddhipriya in Sanskrit). Hence Lord Ganesha is prayed before starting any new journey in life. This sculpture in its grandeur depicts the lord in a sitting position with his trunk turned towards left. The trunk turning left symbolizes moon and the cool power of ida nadi in our psychic body. This also signifies that lord blesses the devotees with the access to the fruit of their work in the material world. The laddu (sweet ball) indicates all material comfort.
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Ganesha is a much-loved God in Hindu mythology. The elephant-headed son of Shiva, Ganesha is known for his wit, his compassion and his intellect. The remover of obstacles, Ganesha has been immortalized in various forms of art by skilled craftsmen over the years.
This adroitly crafted sandstone sculpture pays tribute to Ganesha, the patron saint of the arts. The skillful craftsmanship highlights Ganesha's love for sweets, his benevolent nature and also includes his trusted mount, his pet rat.
In all its grandeur, this beautiful sandstone sculpture can be custom made as per your individual requirements. The sculpture is durable and makes a perfect addition to your courtyard or your living room.
Suggested Placement: The main entrance or the corner of your living room or in your courtyard
Note: With respect to size, the statue can be custom made -- hand sculpted over a specific time frame.