The Brass Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi Statue are elegant and excellent masterpiece exhibited by skilled artists.
Goddess Laxmi sitting on throne with two hands holding Lotus flowers and the other two in blessing mode. The one who is exquisitely beautiful – she is Goddess Mahalakshmi. Goddess Mahalakshmi is therefore truly the Goddess of wealth. “Lakshmi” also means compassion.
Lord Ganesha is also known as Ganapati, Vigneswara, Vinayaka and Gajamukha. Ganesha is worshipped for siddhi, success in undertakings, and buddhi, intelligence. These Brass Statue show lord as having four hands which signify their divinity. Each Ganesha Brass Statue portrays Ganesha as sitting on throne with his Moushika Vahan.
Make: Made in heavy shining brass.
Brass is well known for its grasping capacity. It grasps the divine spirit upto 30%, when compared to other metals. The spiritual vibrations are attracted towards these shining idols easily.
Dimensions of Lakshmi: 6.5 inches (H) x 4.25 inches (W) x 3.25 inches (depth)
Dimensions of Ganesha: 6.75 inches (H) x 5.25 inches (W) x 3.2 inches (depth)
Total Weight: 2.8 kgs
Importance of Idol worship: Idols are not the idle fancies of sculptors, but shining channels through which the heart of the devotee is attracted to and flows towards God. Though the image is worshipped, the devotee feels the presence of the Lord in it and pours out his devotion unto it. Regular worship, Puja and other modes of demonstrating our inner feeling of recognition of Divinity in the idol unveils the Divinity latent in it. This is truly a wonder and a miracle. The picture comes to life. The idol speaks. It will answer your questions and solve your problems. The God in you has the power to awaken the latent Divinity in the idol. The lives of Mirabai, Sant Tukaram, Shri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Shri Yogananda are a few instances to prove the point. They proved beyond doubt that idol worship has its own brighter side and through simple faith and intense devotion one can realize God through it.
Idols are the "finite representation of the Infinite". As per Vishnu Samhita (ch 29, v 55-7), persuasively endorses the use of imagery (idols) and puts it: "Without a form how can God be mediated upon? If (He is) without any form, where will the mind fix itself? When there is nothing for the mind to attach itself to, it will slip away from meditation or will glide into a state of slumber. Therefore the wise will meditate on some form, remembering, however, that the form is a superimposition and not a reality."