Antique Thai Style Bronze Standing 8-Arm Ganesha Statue - 29cm/12"
Measures (Height) 29cm/12"
An expressively cast Antique Thai style bronze standing 8-arm Ganesha standing over a circular double lotus leaf plinth. The lotus flower represents purity, compassion and the giving of great joy to all.
The elephant-headed god is wearing a short dhoti with crossed cloth around his portly waist
The distinctive patina of the piece is particularly delightful. Ganesha is the elephant headed son of Shiva. He holds his trident, axe, noose, broken tusk, lotus flower and sweetmeats along with other items, in his 8 hands.
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 right. This represents Moksha or enlightenment. The perfect direction for those seeking or following a spiritual path.
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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