Shiva Statue - Antique Khmer Style Standing Bronze Shiva Statue with Trident - 57cm/23"
Shiva Statue - Antique Khmer Style Standing Bronze Shiva Statue with Trident - 57cm/23"
Shiva Statue - Antique Khmer Style Standing Bronze Shiva Statue with Trident - 57cm/23"
Shiva Statue - Antique Khmer Style Standing Bronze Shiva Statue with Trident - 57cm/23"
Shiva Statue - Antique Khmer Style Standing Bronze Shiva Statue with Trident - 57cm/23"
Shiva Statue - Antique Khmer Style Standing Bronze Shiva Statue with Trident - 57cm/23"
Shiva Statue - Antique Khmer Style Standing Bronze Shiva Statue with Trident - 57cm/23"

Shiva Statue - Antique Khmer Style Standing Bronze Shiva Statue with Trident - 57cm/23"

Material: Bronze

Origin: Cambodia

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  • Antique Khmer Style Standing Bronze Shiva Statue - 57cm/23"

    Measures (Height) 57cm/23"

    An antique Khmer style Shiva, from Cambodia, standing samabhanga on a square pedestal.

    As the destroyer, Shiva is regarded as limitless, transcendent and unchanging. Shiva is also regarded as the patron god of yoga, meditation and arts.

    In his hand he holds a Kamandal (sacred pot of water). Water is the most essential and revered element in the entire cosmos. Shiva holds it to indicate that he is the Lord of Water. It also indicates Amrita, the elixer of immortality and thus is viewed as a symbol of abundance, wisdom, and immortality.

    He also holds a right hand in a gesture of protection and a conch shell in a left hand.

    His lower right hand holds a Trident or Trishula, a divine symbol and principle iconography of the Hindu religion. The three points of the trishula have various meanings and significance, and, common to the Hindu religion, have many stories behind them. They are commonly said to represent various trinities—creation, maintenance, and destruction; past, present, and future; body, mind and atman; dharma or dhamma (law and order), bliss/mutual enjoyment and emanation/created bodies; compassion, joy and love; spiritual, psychic and relative; happiness, comfort and boredom; pride, repute and egotism; clarity, knowledge and wisdom; heaven, mind and earth; soul, fire and earth; soul, passion and embodied-soul; logic, passion and faith; prayer, manifestation and sublime.

    The Trilochana of Shiva can be seen on his forehead - the Three-Eyed Lord. It is the eye of wisdom, free from Maya, the illusion, and duality of life. It is also believed to be the source of his untamed energy.

    On his shoulder can be seen the cobra.

    The crescent moon is shown on the side of the Lord's head as an ornament. The waxing and waning phenomenon of the moon symbolises the time cycle through which creation evolves from the beginning to the end. Since Shiva is the Eternal Reality, He is beyond time. Thus, the crescent moon is only one of His ornaments.

    The statue has perfect balance and proportions which are the key to a fine Shiva sculpture. The casting is beautiful as you can see in the fine details of the face. Each detail is rendered perfectly.

    The distinctive azurite and malachite patina of the piece is also particularly delightful. The sculpture provides the perfect traditional in appearance Shiva to bring serenity and timeless style to your home, office or sacred space.

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