Pick up the rich character sculpture from CRAFTS ODISHA, rustic, and charming granite stone bull Nandi statue is too much for its incredible detail.
Material: Sandstone Redstone
Dimension(HWL): 15 x 10.5 x 19 inch
Height: 1.5 ft
- It is a sculpture of Bull “Nandi” made from Granite.
- Generally, Bull Nandi is seen sitting on a pedestal, called “Nandi mandapa” in a position where one leg is tucked under his body while the other is raised.
- Enriched with shallow carving, embellished with bells, clappers, a double row of the necklace, a hump on their back(it depicts that he is a Brahmin bull), with the dewlap.
- A decorative strap can be seen girdling his body, while a saddle cloth on his back.
- The brilliancy of the craftsman manifests in the carving on the bull, created from a single stone with fine lines and etching.
- “Nandi” means “giving delight”, which symbolizes purity & justice.
- Nandi bull served as the mount of Lord Shiva. Also the gatekeeper of Kailasha and in charge of the Shiva’s attendants.
- Every Hindu temple of Lord Shiva always has a sculpture of the sacred bull where he faces the sanctum of Lord Shiva, and constantly gazes at his master.
- Devotees deliver their wishes in the ears of Nandi bull, as he is blessed by Lord Shiva that whoever conveys their wishes to his mount will directly reach to him.
- Shelves are one of the storage spaces that provide ample space to decorate and beautify your home. You can fix a particular shelve according to your them and space and exhibit your artful pieces.
- Displaying your artful piece on an ultimate space saver like a floating shelve, pinewood rustic, or metal, are some examples of heavy-duty shelve which can hold weighty decor items.
- The simpler among all types of displaying shelve is the built-in shelve. Even in the corner or empty spaces of your house, it made it into an eye-grabbing scene.
- Curved and angular shelve also can serve as beautiful ornamentation to place your item.
- Keeping it on the temple and shrine of Lord Mahadev within your compartment will be a welcoming idea.
- He should be placed in the southwest direction which turns the surroundings positive & pure.
- It is said that the bull Nandi is very effective in business as it enhances the trustworthiness and loyalty among partners, employees, and customers.
- Beneficial for businesses, institutes, and shops, because it attracts clients.
- It is believed that couples facing problems with having a child are advised to worship the Nandi bull.
- Every item whether used for decorative or useful purposes buildups dust & dirt & fades away its looks and beautiful appearance over time.
- But with some effortless routine cleaning, your stone sculptures’ charm will last for long.
- For the cleaning, take a rag or a tea towel and wipe down the entire surface of the stone sculptures.
- Repeat the process twice a week or whenever you find it needs a dusting.