Shiva Figurine~Turquoise-CTFIGSHI

$ 22.00

Chalk Turquoise Shiva Figurine-CTFIGOM. Tibetan Buddhists use assorted figurines and images of bodhisattvas as a way to obtain enlightenment. Each of the deities represents different aspects of the Buddha and his teachings. They are used as an aid for meditation or function as a protection. Each figurine has been finely crafted from Turquoise powder and finished with black antiquing. Shiva is the "destroyer of evil and the transformer" within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and Vishnu. In Shaivism tradition, Shiva is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe. The Sanskrit word "Śiva" means "auspicious, propitious, gracious, benign, kind, benevolent, friendly”.  41mm x 30mm x 12mm

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