Lord Gangadhara

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The river Ganga has its source in Shiva and flows from his matted hair. This is symbolically represented by depicting Ganga as a jet of water sprinkling out of the head of the Lord and falling on the ground. Lord Shiva allowed an outlet to the great river to traverse the earth and bring purifying water to human being. Hence, Lord Shiva is often referred to as Gangadhara or "Bearer of the river Ganga". The river Ganga also denotes fertility, one of the creative aspects of the Rudra. It also indicates that Shiva is not only the Lord of destruction but also the bestower of knowledge, purity and peace on the devotees.

Shiva is "The Auspicious One". He is the creator as well as the destroyer. He creates goodness and destroys evil. Shiva is the greatest of renouncers as well as the ideal lover. He destroys evil and protects the good. He bestows prosperity on worshipers although he is austere. He is omnipresent and resides in everyone as pure consciousness.

Lord Shiva represents the vital goodness in the form of Satyam, Shivam, Sundaram. Truth, Goodness and Beauty. Lord Shiva performs a celestial role of dissolution and recreation of the universe. He is mostly associated with the word like destroyer and destruction.Shiva is also known as Bhole Shankar, the innocent god, who gets appeased easily.

Worshiping him removes ignorance and bestows power of wisdom to his devotees.

In this Idol, Lord Gangadhara with snake curlied around his neck carved in Brass.

Height: 7 inches
Base Dimension: 4.7 (L) x 4 (W) inches
Weight: 1.690 kgs