Carved out of greenstone with all its fine details, this sclupture is testimony to a rare artisanship of the distant past that has been kept alive by a group of extremley skilled artisans.Ganesha or the elephant god is worshiped world over as the destroyer of evil and bestower of prosperity and knowledge. The Ganesha staue with trunk on the right side are called as Siddhi Vinyaka because if worshipped correctly then one is blessed with quick results or siddhis.
Pattachitra painters, who make paintings over a piece of cloth known as Patta or a dried palm leaf, specialize in this unique art-form since generations. Raghurajpur a heritage crafts village in Puri district, Odisha is famous for this centuries old craft-works which at least date back to 5 BC. A mixture of chalk and gum is used in unique proportion to create this beautiful piece.
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.
|18 x 12 inches [Customizable]
|Dried Palm Leaf painted using chalk and gum
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.