Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Sculptures > Hindu > Ganesha > Large Size Haridra Ganapati: The Majestic Image of Lord Ganesha
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Large Size Haridra Ganapati: The Majestic Image of Lord Ganesha

Large Size Haridra Ganapati: The Majestic Image of Lord Ganesha

Large Size Haridra Ganapati: The Majestic Image of Lord Ganesha

Availability:
2 in stock
Specifications:

Brass Sculpture

45 inch X 26.5 inch X 21.5 inch
83 kg
Item Code:
XL53
Quantity (Pieces)
Price:
$3950.00   Shipping Free
Usually ships in 10 days
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Large Size Haridra Ganapati: The Majestic Image of Lord Ganesha
From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 23929 times since 2nd Oct, 2019
This magnificent image cast in brass with finest details, such as a goldsmith would envy, represents Lord Ganesha in a highly majestic profile revealing great splendour and divine aura. Though his majesty the elephant god is seated in ‘lalitasana’ with his right leg suspending below, and left, laid horizontally as in semi-yogasana mode – a posture of sitting revealing great ease and aesthetic beauty, and is unattended and without royal standard and paraphernalia as when in intimate moments or at full leisure, he looks like a great monarch. The seat, ‘simhasana’ – a throne with legs of which are modeled like a lion’s legs, or the lion-head, on which his image has been installed, abounds in such lustre as made of gold. The two large bolsters as resplendent as made of gold on his right and left, and the round table placed on his right, simple but gorgeous, which his mount mouse occupies, are obviously imperial elements.

In classical terminology the resplendent image of the elephant god is close to his Haridra Ganapati manifestation. Haridra Ganapati is the four-armed lord with golden body colour that drags the mind by its rare beauty and great lustre. He prefers putting on bright yellow costumes and a few but decently designed ornaments. A posh and richly fabricated throne with majestic look and some paraphernalia around is his seat. Among the attributes that Haridra Ganapati carries his broken tusk and ‘modak’ are the foremost. He carries besides a noose to hold his devotees close, and variously the elephant goad or battle-axe with one he inspires them to move forward, and with other, assures that they can move forward without fear.

Though not expressly defined in such terms, Haridra Ganapati is the majestic form of Lord Ganesha. As Haridra Ganapati or otherwise, this great masterpiece in brass overwhelms with the same great majestic element as Haridra Ganapati alludes to, though its tone is subdued and does not over-burden the whole composition with its resplendence or regalia lest his divine aura is subdued. If not required for revealing his great majesty, or affects his divine aura, the artist preferred not to include attendants, and much of regal paraphernalia : standards etc. In most things this brass-image almost completely adheres to the iconography of Haridra Ganapati. Like Haridra Ganapati this form is also four-armed and has been conceived as carrying a battle-axe, noose, broken tusk and ‘modak’, all prominently cast. It abounds in the same kind of lustre as defines the Haridra Ganapati imagery.

The four-armed majestic form of Lord Ganesha has been installed on a throne raised on four tall legs designed like the legs of a lion, a broad upwards tapering frame around carved with beautiful design-motifs and a circular back-rest designed like a ‘prabhavali’ – fire-arch, with a Shrimukha motif and further atop a beautiful canopy. The rings-like styled whiskers of Shrimukha are delightful. Two huge bolsters define the wide ends of the throne. Close to right leg of the throne lies a circular side-table that the Lord’s mount mouse occupies. Though the mouse is eating something, it seems to massage its master’s right foot. Costumed in an artistically pleated ‘antariya’ – lower wear, and large sash laid over shoulders and extending down to both arms Lord Ganesha is seated in ‘lalitasana’ in full ease. He is putting on a moderately tall but beautifully conceived crown with a wheel-like designed halo on its back. A few but elegantly designed ornaments, especially the ornaments for ears and the ‘nagabandha’ around his belly, are magnificent. On the face of the elephant god reflects the inner bliss, great contentment and absolute ease define his mood and mind, absolute balance and complete relaxation, his demeanour, and a benign sublimity and great composure, the bearing of his face.

This description by Prof. P.C. Jain and Dr Daljeet. Prof. Jain specializes on the aesthetics of ancient Indian literature. Dr Daljeet is the chief curator of the Visual Arts Gallery at the National Museum of India, New Delhi. They have both collaborated on numerous books on Indian art and culture.

Post a Comment
 
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait
Testimonials
I’ve started receiving many of the books I’ve ordered and every single one of them (thus far) has been fantastic - both the books themselves, and the execution of the shipping. Safe to say I’ll be ordering many more books from your website :)
Hithesh, USA
I have received the book Evolution II.  Thank you so much for all of your assistance in making this book available to me.  You have been so helpful and kind.
Colleen, USA
Thanks Exotic India, I just received a set of two volume books: Brahmasutra Catuhsutri Sankara Bhasyam
I Gede Tunas
You guys are beyond amazing. The books you provide not many places have and I for one am so thankful to have found you.
Lulian, UK
This is my first purchase from Exotic India and its really good to have such store with online buying option. Thanks, looking ahead to purchase many more such exotic product from you.
Probir, UAE
I received the kaftan today via FedEx. Your care in sending the order, packaging and methods, are exquisite. You have dressed my body in comfort and fashion for my constrained quarantine in the several kaftans ordered in the last 6 months. And I gifted my sister with one of the orders. So pleased to have made a connection with you.
EB Cuya FIGG, USA
Thank you for your wonderful service and amazing book selection. We are long time customers and have never been disappointed by your great store. Thank you and we will continue to shop at your store
Michael, USA
I am extremely happy with the two I have already received!
Robert, UK
I have just received the top and it is beautiful 
Parvathi, Malaysia
I received ordered books in perfect condition. Thank You!
Vladimirs, Sweden
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2021 © Exotic India