20" Goddess Meenakshi Wood Carving - Tadatagai (Fish-eyed) Madurai Meenakshi Amman Wood Panel
Material: Ash wood
Finish: Cherry stain and lacquer satin finish
Dimensions: 20.0 inch height x 16.5 inch width x 1.75 inch depth
Weight: 11.4 lbs
Shipping and delivery: 5 - 7 business days
Product description: Goddess Meenakshi, also known as Meenakshi Amman, a revered Hindu deity is an avatar of Goddess Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva.The name "Meenakshi" means "fish-eyed," meaning eyes shaped like a fish. She is renowned for her beauty and is considered a powerful and benevolent Goddess who blesses her devotees with protection, prosperity, and fertility. She is worshipped primarily in the South India, and the principal deity of the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple located in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, one of the oldest and most significant temples in India. Goddess Meenakshi is a symbol of strength, courage, and devotion.
Wood Carving: A beautiful wood carving of Meenakshi that captures the essence and grace of the iconic Hindu goddess. The carving depicts Meenakshi in her typical standing pose on a lotus, adorned with layers of beautiful jewelries, right hand holds a lotus, a symbol of purity, and a parrot sitting on her right shoulder, a bird associated with love and devotion in Hindu mythology. The face of Meenakshi has a serene countenance that conveys both divinity and compassion. Her expressive eyes, and gentle smile, portrays a sense of wisdom and benevolence. Intricate detailing in the jewelry, including necklaces, earrings, and bracelets, the kirtimukha arch, and the hanging parrot lamps, adds a touch of opulence to the carving. The wood carving emphasizes the fine textures and patterns of Meenakshi's attire, with elegant designs reflecting traditional Indian artistry. This beautiful wood carving of Meenakshi serves not only as a work of art but also as a spiritual symbol, capturing the essence of divinity in a tangible form.Great attention to details has been given throughout the panel that best explains a fine workmanship by our team of artists. Wall hanging hardware is attached to the panel.
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