Warning: include(domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

Warning: include(): Failed opening 'domaintitles/domaintitle_cdn.exoticindia.php3' for inclusion (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/exotic/newexotic/header.php3 on line 921

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 [email protected].

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 > Brass > Goddess > Durga > Shiva and Durga
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Shiva and Durga

Shiva and Durga

Shiva and Durga

Availability:
Only One in stock
Exclusive
Specifications:

Brass Sculpture

12 inch X 5 inch X 3 inch
4.11 Kg
Item Code:
RO24
Price:
$229.00   Shipping Free - 4 to 6 days
Be the first to rate this product
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Shiva and Durga
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 27247 times since 17th Jun, 2020

There is duality in manifestation and this duality has the character of complimentary poles of attraction. There can be no creation without the relation of opposites. Shiva contains all opposites within him and even described as half male, half female. In Hindu thought, Parvati is considered to be the cosmic energy, Shakti, and can be benevolent and fierce. In her aspect as Durga, she is a fierce golden-hued woman who rides on a tiger and is called the 'Inaccessible'.

This Ardhanarishvara murti of Shiva in a way symbolizes the syncretic ideology, for it emphasizes the union of the principal cult deities of Shaivism and Shaktism. The cobra raises its head to the right of Shiva’s face. Shiva has matter hair, while the Devi side wears a crown. However, for symmetry they both rise to the same level, making a peaking crown. Shiva's two arms hold a trishula and kamandalu; while one hand of Durga holds a serpent and the other makes a gesture of blessing. The dress and ornaments of the two halves of the body are different in as much as they are made to befit a male and a female. While Shiva’s lower garment made of animal skin ends at his knees, that of the goddess covers her leg completely.

At the feet of Shiva sits Nandi, the bull that is his associated vehicle. At the other side is the fierce lion, belonging to Durga. This beautiful androgyne image portrays the coming together of Parvati as Durga with her lord, the togetherness of female and male and the oneness of prakriti and purusha.

 


Free Shipping. Delivered by to all international destinations within 3 to 5 days, fully insured.

Post a Comment
 
  • Hello, Might this sculpture RO24 be available for re-order?

    Thank you.
    by Sheila on 20th Sep 2010
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Shiva and Durga (Brass | Sculptures)

Ardhanarishvara
Brass Statue
40 inch Height x 18.5 inch Width x 13 inch Depth
26 kg
Item Code: RD61
$1350.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Tall And Slender Ardhanarishvara
Deal 25% Off
Bronze Statue from Swamimalai
9 inch Height x 4.5 inch Width x 2.6 inch Depth
1 kg
Item Code: EL94
$595.00$446.25
You save: $148.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Dancing Ardhanarishvara
Brass Statue
12.1 inch Height x 5.5 inch Width x 4.5 inch Depth
3 kg
Item Code: ZX12
$198.00
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Ardhanarishvara - The Half Male and Half Female Form of  Shiva with Floral Aureole
Brass Statue
18 inch X 11 inch X 5 inch
6.23 kg
Item Code: XH71
$495.00
Backorder
Backorder
Ardhanarishvara with Prabhawali
Brass Statue
18.3 inch Height x 11.3 inch Width x 5.2 inch Depth
6.4 kg
Item Code: ZX21
$475.00
Backorder
Backorder
Dancing Ardhanarishvara: Half-Copper, Half-Bronze
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
Backorder
Backorder
Ardhanarishvara
Deal 25% Off
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$446.25
You save: $148.75 (25%)
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
Backorder
Backorder
Testimonials
Thank you so much. Your service is amazing. 
Kiran, USA
I received the two books today from my order. The package was intact, and the books arrived in excellent condition. Thank you very much and hope you have a great day. Stay safe, stay healthy,
Smitha, USA
Over the years, I have purchased several statues, wooden, bronze and brass, from Exotic India. The artists have shown exquisite attention to details. These deities are truly awe-inspiring. I have been very pleased with the purchases.
Heramba, USA
The Green Tara that I ordered on 10/12 arrived today.  I am very pleased with it.
William USA
Excellent!!! Excellent!!!
Fotis, Greece
Amazing how fast your order arrived, beautifully packed, just as described.  Thank you very much !
Verena, UK
I just received my package. It was just on time. I truly appreciate all your work Exotic India. The packaging is excellent. I love all my 3 orders. Admire the craftsmanship in all 3 orders. Thanks so much.
Rajalakshmi, USA
Your books arrived in good order and I am very pleased.
Christine, the Netherlands
Thank you very much for the Shri Yantra with Navaratna which has arrived here safely. I noticed that you seem to have had some difficulty in posting it so thank you...Posting anything these days is difficult because the ordinary postal services are either closed or functioning weakly.   I wish the best to Exotic India which is an excellent company...
Mary, Australia
Love your website and the emails
John, USA
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2020 © Exotic India