Antique Indian Style Seated Chola Style Ganesha Statue - 44cm/18"
Measures - (Height) 44cm/18"
Antique Indian style bronze seated Ganesha. The distinctive patina of the piece is particularly delightful.
Ganesha is the elephant headed son of Shiva. He holds his broken tusk in his lower left hand whilst his right hand is held in a gesture of teaching. In one hand he holds a rope. This represents the ability of Ganesha to help pull us up towards our ultimate goal of realisation and liberation. Another hand holds an axe to cut all attachments with the impermanent and material world we continually grasp for.
Ganesha is often found playing a musical instrument. Similar to Krishna Ganesha celebrates life through it's pleasures and beauty.
The direction of Ganesha's trunk has symbolic meaning. Here the trunk turns to Ganesha's left. This signifies the direction for success in the world. It is a position associated with grihastas, or householders.
In his early forms in India, Ganesha was associated with fertility. Later he became widely revered as the Remover of Obstacles and more generally as Lord of Beginnings and Lord of Obstacles, patron of arts and sciences and the deity of intellect and wisdom.
One of the most recognizable of the Asian deities this representation of Ganesha is sure to enlighten your home with endlessly timeless style.
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