Indian Antique Shiva Parvati Vishnu Temple Carving Sculpture
- SKU No. : wood-320
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- Weight: 54.99
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This Is an 18c Antique Sculpture of Shiva Parvati Kalyanam.
Celestial Wedding - is the iconographical depiction of the wedding of the Hindu deities Shiva and Parvati, BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE carved wood sculpture Shiva and Parvati join hands, accompanied by Vishnu and the yagna is performed by Brahma
The couple, depicted in the center, are accompanied by a host of divinities and other celestial beings. The god Brahma is shown as the officiating priest. Parvati is depicted in the center with Vishnu on the left giving away her hand to Shiva on the right. Parvati's biological father Himavan, instead of Vishnu, is depicted giving away his daughter to Shiva.
Various wedding guests are depicted in the scene. Shiva's attendant ganas enjoy the festivities; playing drums or dancing. The vahanas (vehicles) of the couple, Shiva's bull Nandi and Parvati's lion, are sometimes pictured in the scene. In vertical panel depictions, the celestial guests are often shown flying over Shiva and Parvati. While the gods are pictured flying on their respective vahanas (e.g. Indra on his elephant, Agni on a ram) and with their consorts; semi-divine beings like Vidyadharas fly without vehicles
Size -6 Ft