There is a fine depiction of Lord Shiva's family in this wall hanging. If you ever had wished to explore a family having unity in diversity, then the family of Lord Shiva Parvati would be the perfect example of that. This carved work describes that how we can reside within a family happily and peacefully even after having diverse natures and forms.
This one is a suitable display through which we can learn how to adjust ourselves even in opposed conditions and unequal natures. As we can see lord Shiva is residing peacefully along with the family on Mount Kailash in the great Himalayas. Here, Lord Shiva is seated with his wife, Goddess Parvati, and their son Lord Ganesha, who has an elephant face. He is sitting on the lap of his father. On the right hand, we can see that a great ox (Nandi) is sitting and on the left side we can see a huge Lion (Singham), who is the vehicle of Mother Parvati. Shiv Ji is wearing a necklace of a cobra snake, named Anantshesh or Sheshnaag. Throughout the family, one can easily notice that even after having a divergent nature, whether in choice or informs, they all are fearless and love each other with the core of their hearts. This is the perfect unity every family should have.
Besides the family's unity depiction, we can also have a view of the detailing done on all of the respective deities. Lord Shiva is wearing a half-moon crown along with a lion's skin on the waist, Rudraksha necklace, and earrings. We can have a view of the aureole behind Lord Shiva's head. Tradition-wise, Parvati Ji is wearing a saree along with a lot of jewelry. Lord Ganesha is also seen wearing a dhoti and both mother and son are wearing beautiful crowns which add a highlight to this sculpture.
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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