Kali is the most terrifying manifestation of the Hindu goddess. Although is portrayed as a wild, violent and sometimes hideous being. She is often the subject of intense devotion. She is also depicted as black or dark, usually naked with long, dishevelled hair, served arms as a girdle, and served head as a necklace. She is seen with a lolling tongue and claw-like hands. Kali, the Mother of All, triumphantly stands over her husband Shiva, the Lord of Destruction's reclining body. It is a triumphant moment for the Mother Goddess. Victory over the powers of evil that threatened the world's destruction. She has a cranial cup in her lower left hand, which she uses to collect and drink the blood of her victims.
She is seated on an inverted skull pedestal as she is
stepping on her supine husband, Shiva. She is the ashtabhujadhari
(eight-armed), and each of the spiritual implements in her possession is enough to send shivers down the adharmee's spine. In fact, this statue is the very image
of ferocity and invincibility as the flaming fire is emerging from the back in the shape of an aureole which is a symbol of destruction and immorality.
How to keep a Brass statue well-maintained?
Brass statues are known and appreciated for their exquisite beauty and luster. The brilliant bright gold appearance of Brass makes it appropriate for casting aesthetic statues and sculptures. Brass is a metal alloy composed mainly of copper and zinc. This chemical composition makes brass a highly durable and corrosion-resistant material. Due to these properties, Brass statues and sculptures can be kept both indoors as well as outdoors. They also last for many decades without losing all their natural shine.
Brass statues can withstand even harsh weather conditions very well due to their corrosion-resistance properties. However, maintaining the luster and natural beauty of brass statues is essential if you want to prolong their life and appearance.
In case you have a colored brass statue, you may apply mustard oil using a soft brush or clean cloth on the brass portion while for the colored portion of the statue, you may use coconut oil with a cotton cloth.
Brass idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses are especially known for their intricate and detailed work of art. Nepalese sculptures are famous for small brass idols portraying Buddhist deities. These sculptures are beautified with gold gilding and inlay of precious or semi-precious stones. Religious brass statues can be kept at home altars. You can keep a decorative brass statue in your garden or roof to embellish the area and fill it with divinity.
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