Sandstone sculpture, 'Ganesha in Repose'  --  This sandstone sculpture from the talented Wayan Kandiyasa shows the magnanimous Ganesha reclined in all his regal glory. His comfortable pose belies his solemn responsibility of keeping under control the occult forces that bring disaster upon mankind. Known as the "remover of obstacles" and the "keeper of the records of knowledge", Ganesha exudes a calming aura, affecting positively the space he occupies.

Hindu Sandstone Sculpture, 'Ganesha in Repose'

Sandstone sculpture, 'Ganesha in Repose' Known as the "remover of obstacles" and the "keeper of the records of knowledge", Ganesha exudes a calming aura, affecting positively the space he occupies.

The peacock and Vel (spear) symbols of Murugan, son of Shiva.

arjuna-vallabha: The peacock and Vel (spear) symbols of Murugan, son of Shiva.

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