Antique Khmer Style 8-Arm Bronze Bayon Brahma - Hindu God Creation - 31cm/12"
Measurements H31cm (12")
Antique Khmer style seated Brahma in the post-Angkor, Bayon style.
Brahma is the Hindu God of Creation and one of the Trimurti, the others being Vishnu and Shiva. He is sitting with his eight arms holding items including, a conch shell, mandala, ball and mace.
Brahma is sat upon a lotus flower pedestal. The lotus flower represents the attaining of enlightenment and the ultimate fulfilment that follows. This symbol is heavily used in Eastern religions, which is why it can appear as both a held item or a seat. Some say that as the lotus flower grows in dirty water but becomes something beautiful, it demonstrates how we must forget our attachments to the material world around us and focus on our inner spirituality in order to seek happiness.
Brahma's four faces look North, South, East and West. The casting is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of each face. Each detail is rendered perfectly.
Traditional in appearance, the sculpture will bring serenity and timeless style to your home, office or sacred space.
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