Dimensions: 14.0 inches X 5.0 inches X 3.7 inches Brass Sculptures: Buy Ganesha, Buddha & Nataraja Sculptures | ExoticIndiaBrass SculptureThis brilliant piece of art a brass-cast, an introvert Shiva image, represented putting on his feet wooden slippers and with his right foot showing a mild forward thrust, besides his haphazardly worn animal hide, girdle of severed human hands, and a water-pot, bell, small drum hung on it, suggesting that he is moving, illustrates in every likelihood the phase of his life when after the death of Sati, his consort he madly loved, he roamed desperate, broken and annoyed from one place to other. Norms of iconography evolved over centuries mandated that a deity image was conceived with such form that in it manifested one of his or her significant exploits, acts or a life-phase. The legend of Shiva includes two phases of his life when his feet moved uncontrolled and he wandered in desperation and aimlessly from place to place. One of these occasions occurred when he severed Brahmas fifth head to punish him for his lie, and the second, when Sati ended her life being insulted by her father Daksha. Condemned by all gods for the sin of Brahma-hatya murdering Brahma, Shiva ran for redemption from the sin from one place to other. The worst of it was that reminding him of his sin of Brahma-hatya Brahmas severed head stuck to his hand and every moment tortured him with its presence. Shiva did great penance for thousands of years and moved from one holy site to other but without relief. Finally, as advised by Vishnu, he reached the holy seat of Dashashvamedha at Kashi and was absolved of his sin and with this the Brahmas severed head dropped and his wandering stopped. Shiva wandered in the like manner second time when his consort Sati deserted him by ending her life. Satis father Daksha, a descendant of Brahma, was opposed to his daughters marriage with Shiva. Hence, when he held a great
- Material: Brass Sculpture
- Dimensions: 14.0 inches X 5.0 inches X 3.7 inches
- Weight: 3.31 Kg
Brand: Exotic India
Product ID: 1117184844793716
Product Dimensions: 19.8cm x 0.1cm x 0.4cm
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