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
Your Cart (0)
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Sculptures > Brass > Ardhanarishvara
Displaying 11 of 2754         Previous  |  NextSubscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Ardhanarishvara

Ardhanarishvara

Ardhanarishvara

Availability:
Only One in stock
Exclusive
Specifications:

Brass Statue

40 inch Height x 18.5 inch Width x 13 inch Depth
26.7 kg
Item Code:
RD61
Price:
$1350.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Ardhanarishvara

Verify the characters on the left

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 29244 times since 7th Aug, 2017
This quite a tall brass statue in the tradition of great Chola bronzes of South represents the Ardhanarishvara, that is, half male and half female, form of Lord Shiva
. The master caster has packed the right half of the statue with factors of male physiognomy and the most of Shaivite attributes and the left half with those of a woman and the attributes of Shiva's spouse Parvati. The magnificence of caster's art lies in discovering the unity of his form in ever the most conflicting and diverse elements, the masculine and feminine, and what is more, the unity is superb and the distinction, precision, and minuteness with which he has created his contrasts as unique. He has adhered to tradition but with quite innovative strides. The feminine half representing Parvati prominently holds in one of her or his hands a large lotus, the emblem of Lakshmi, symbolizing the ultimate fusion of all female elements in her as that of the male and female elements in her lord, the Ardhanarishvara.

This phenomenal manifestation of Shiva visualizes mankind as the Rigveda had visualized it long back "what you describe to me as Male are in reality also Female . He who has the penetrating eyes of the mind discerns this truth". The existence is essentially composed of two sets of diverse elements, which Shiva as Sadashiva and Adipurusha blends in his form and represents. Everyone born is either a male or a female, the Adipurusha Shiva, the Sadashiva, the ever present benevolent One, is the total, all that is masculine and all that is feminine. West's inseparable union of male and female seen in the form of Cupid and Psyche is the unity of two in two forms. In Ardhanarishvara this unity is in one form. Vedas and other ancient texts have talked of this unity time and again and the modern scientist and psychologist is amazed at such a vide and scientific concept of Ardhanarishvara or the union of male and female as one being.

This description by Prof. P.C. Jain and Dr. Daljeet. Prof. Jain specializes on the aesthetics of literature and is the author of numerous books on Indian art and culture. Dr. Daljeet is the curator of the Miniature Painting Gallery, National Museum, New Delhi. They have both collaborated together on a number of books.

Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy

Related Items

Ardhanarishvara (Shiva - Shakti)
Bronze Statue from Swamimalai
17.7 inch Height x 7.5 inch Width x 5.7 inch Depth
7.2 kg
Item Code: ZX30
$895.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dancing Ardhanarishvara with Saint Panini and Patanjali
Bronze Statue from Swamimalai
17.3 inch Height x 13 inch Width x 5.6 inch Depth
6 kg
Item Code: ZQ14
$995.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dancing Ardhanarishvara
Bronze and Copper Statue from Swamimalai
11.7 inch Height x 6.7 inch Width x 4.2 inch Depth
3.5 kg
Item Code: ZX11
$795.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara
Brass Statue
11.8 inch Height x 5.4 inch Width x 4.2 inch Depth
2.9 kg
Item Code: ZB32
$150.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara
Bronze Statue from Swamimalai
11.6 inch Height x 4.7 inch Width x 3.3 inch Depth
1.6 kg
Item Code: ZCZ01
$595.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
All is Nothing But Shiva and Parvati (Ardhanarishvara)
Brass Statue
9.5 inch X 6 inch X 3.8 inch
3.9 kg
Item Code: RZ03
$255.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara (Shiva-Shakti)
Katappa Stone Statue (Crafted in Mahabalipuram)
11.6 inch Height x 5.5 inch Width x 2.7 inch Depth
2.2 kg
Item Code: ZAM08
$495.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Large Size Ardhanarishvara (Shiva Shakti)
Brass Statue
26.5 inch Height x 12 inch Width x 9 inch Depth
12.5 kg
Item Code: ZCM42
$495.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara
Brass Statue
26.5 inch Height x 11.5 inch Width x 9 inch Depth
13 kg
Item Code: ZL82
$595.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara (Shiva-Shakti) Large Size
Brass Statue
35 inch Height x 14.5 inch Width x 12.5 inch Depth
25.7 kg
Item Code: RN96
$1095.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara
Brass Statue
26.2 inch Height x 11.8 inch Width x 9.2 inch Depth
13 kg
Item Code: ZI14
$595.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara (Shiva Shakti)
Brass Statue
8.5 inch Height x 3.0 inch Width x 3.0 inch Depth
1 kg
Item Code: ZCR19
$95.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara (Shiva and Parvati)
Brass Statue
13.5 inch Height x 6.5 inch Width X 4 inch Depth
4.7 kg
Item Code: ZCN81
$255.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara (Shiva and Parvati)
Brass Sculpture
17.5 inch X 8 inch X 6 inch
8.9 Kg
Item Code: RG73
$455.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now

Testimonials

To my astonishment and joy, your book arrived (quicker than the speed of light) today with no further adoo concerning customs. I am very pleased and grateful.
Christine, the Netherlands
You have excellent books!!
Jorge, USA.
You have a very interesting collection of books. Great job! And the ordering is easy and the books are not expensive. Great!
Ketil, Norway
I just wanted to thank you for being so helpful and wonderful to work with. My artwork arrived exquisitely framed, and I am anxious to get it up on the walls of my house. I am truly grateful to have discovered your website. All of the items I’ve received have been truly lovely.
Katherine, USA
I have received yesterday a parcel with the ordered books. Thanks for the fast delivery through DHL! I will surely order for other books in the future.
Ravindra, the Netherlands
My order has been delivered today. Thanks for your excellent customer services. I really appreciate that. I hope to see you again. Good luck.
Ankush, Australia
I just love shopping with Exotic India.
Delia, USA.
Fantastic products, fantastic service, something for every budget.
LB, United Kingdom
I love this web site and love coming to see what you have online.
Glenn, Australia
Received package today, thank you! Love how everything was packed, I especially enjoyed the fabric covering! Thank you for all you do!
Frances, Austin, Texas
TRUSTe
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2017 © Exotic India