Pure Sandalwood Lord Siva Statue 8 inch (20.32 x 9 x 2.5 cm)


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Lauded for its precision and amazing appearance this attractive fine carved statue is created from pure sandalwood by our skilled Indian craftsmen. Shiva also known as Mahadeva (The Great GOD) is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is one of the supreme beings within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism. The artistic form of Lord Shiva is Lord Nataraja. In the beautifully dancing sandal wood statue, Lord Shiva stepped on the back of a demon, named Apasmara, a symbol of arrogance and ignorance. This idol is a perfect item to be gifted at any festival occasion especially on maha shiva rathri. This exquisite hand carved statue is made of pure Indian sandalwood. It has natural color of sandalwood and with mesmerizing unique fragrance. Sandalwood is a prized gift of the plant kingdom woven into the culture and heritage of India. It is one of the most valuable trees in the world. In India the heartwood of sandalwood has divine status. This fragrant wood possesses very high spiritual vibrations. Indian sandalwood is very sacred in the Hindu Ayurveda and is known in Sanskrit as Chandana. In Hinduism, the wood is used for worshipping the God Shiva, and it is believed that Goddess Lakshmi lives in the sandalwood tree. Sandalwood use is integral part of daily practices of Jainism, Buddhism and Sufism. Sandalwood, along with agar wood, is the most commonly used incense material by the Chinese and Japanese in worship and various ceremonies. In Korean Shamanism, sandalwood is considered the Tree of Life. This beautifully carved Shiva statue can be kept in pooja room for worshipping. This can be placed in car dash board for its fine carving. This can be a perfect art collection for art lovers.

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Dimensions 9 × 2.5 cm