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Collection of Hindu items including a selection of beautiful Ganesh and Shiva statues and carvings, puja equipment and a range of glove puppets depicting important Hindu figures. A great selection for the home or classroom.

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Old Wood Painted Roof Tile

Old Wood Painted Roof Tile

T33

£16.20

 

Lovely, chunky wooden piece made from old roof tiles from Thailand that have been beautifully hand painted with a depiction of either Ganesh or Buddha. Complete with thick twine cord for hanging.

This is upcycling at its absolute finest, where a waste product has been used to make something exquisite.

Sizes vary. Approx: 13cm × 42cm
Origin: Thailand

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Artisan Hanuman Mask

Artisan Hanuman Mask

NPSX72

£150

 

This mask depicts Hanuman, the monkey god. Hanuman appears in the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. Whilst Rama and Sita are portrayed in the epic as the ideal man and the ideal woman, Hanuman is portrayed as the paragon of virtue and loyal servitude.

Approx: 36cm × 25cm
Origin: Nepal

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Nepalese Dragon Mask

Nepalese Dragon Mask

NPSX69

£192

 

This fascinating mask is handcarved and painted in Nepal and depicts a fearsome dragon. Often masks like this are used in Nepal as detterents for bad spirits and energy, often placed above doorways.

Approx: 40cm × 23cm × 25cm
Origin: Nepal

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Ganesh Glove Puppet

Ganesh Glove Puppet

5270

£18

 

Ganesh's name symbolises both wisdom and intellect. Perhaps the most venerated physical representations of Brahman within India, and certainly the most well known Hindu deity outside of India.

Origin: Nepal

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Sita Glove Puppet

Sita Glove Puppet

5271

£18

 

Sita is the consort to God Rama and is the main female character in the story of Ramayana. Sita is esteemed to be a perfect wife, mother and daughter and is known for her courage, dedication, purity and self-sacrifice.

These hand puppets are great teaching aids in telling stories about Hindu culture.

Origin: Nepal

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Rama Glove Puppet

Rama Glove Puppet

5272

£18

 

This wonderful hand puppet of the Rama (The seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu) is fantastic for teaching the story of Ramayana to children.

Rama is seen by Hindus as the Ideal man, he is the perfect son, brother, husband and King.

Origin: Nepal

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Hanuman Glove Puppet

Hanuman Glove Puppet

5273

£18

 

A fantastic Hanuman hand puppet. These are great teaching aids for teaching the story of Ramayana and other aspects of Hindu culture to children.

Hanuman plays a very important part in the epic story of Ramayana as he manages to find Sita after a year of imprisonment by the evil Ravana.

Origin: Nepal

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Traditional Rajasthani Puppets

Traditional Rajasthani Puppets

4120

£10.20

 

These puppets show the traditional dress of Rajasthan, India. It is made by a performing arts group and its sale helps to finance their activities.

Sold singly
Origin: India

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Rama Rajasthani Puppet

Rama Rajasthani Puppet

4125R

£10.20

 

These wonderful Rajasthani puppets are used in the telling of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana.

Origin: India

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Sita Rajasthani Puppet

Sita Rajasthani Puppet

4125S

£10.20

 

These wonderful Rajasthani puppets are used in the telling of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana.

Origin: India

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Painted Resin Ganesh

Painted Resin Ganesh

NP466

£12.75

 

These hand-painted resin figurines depict the elephant headed deity Ganesh. A very popular Hindu god, he is known as the remover of obstacles, deva of intellect and wisdom and as the patron of the Arts and Sciences.

Approx: 7cm high
Origin: Nepal

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Sajaya Resin Ganesh

Sajaya Resin Ganesh

NP354

£19.80

 

These hand-painted resin figurines depict the elephant headed deity Ganesh. A very popular Hindu god, he is known as the remover of obstacles, deva of intellect and wisdom and as the patron of the Arts and Sciences.

Approx: 11cm high
Origin: Nepal

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Bronze Ganesh

Bronze Ganesh

BA545

£14.30

 

These wonderfully intricate bronze figurines depict the elephant headed Hindu deity Ganesh. In this casting one can see the symbolic items he is holding. Ganesh is a very popular God and is often referred to as 'the remover of obstacles.'

Approx: 5cm × 9cm × 4cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Resin Ganesh

Resin Ganesh

5260

£9.60

 

From Nepal comes this finely detailed resin casting of Ganesh.

Ganesh is the God of Beginnings and is honored at the start of ceremonies and rituals and is known as the remover of obstacles.

 

Approx 10cm high
Origin: Nepal

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Mini Metal Ganesh

Mini Metal Ganesh

5251

£3.40

 

These Nepalese made miniature metal figurines depict Ganesh, the elephant god. Ganesh is a very popular Hindu god and is often honored at the start of ceremonies and rituals. He is widely worshipped as the remover of obstacles, deva of intellect and wisdom and as the patron of the Arts and Sciences.

Approx 3cm high
Origin: Nepal

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Ganesh Mask

Ganesh Mask

5501

£19.20

 

Beautiful hand carved mask depicting the Hindu deity Ganesh. Ganesh is very popular for Hindus and is often known as 'the remover of obstacles.' He is easily identified by his elephant head.

Approx: 20cm × 35cm
Colours vary
Origin: Nepal

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Carved Shiva

Carved Shiva

BA738

£60

 

This highly detailed and intricate woodcarving of Lord Shiva depicts him in his benevolent aspect in a yogic pose. Each one has been carefully handcarved in Bali by a skilled artisan.

Approx: 22cm × 10cm × 26cm
Origin: Indonesia

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Dancing Shiva

Dancing Shiva

4090

£8.05

 

A beautiful intricate metal casting of Shiva, the supreme God, depicted dancing in the Nataraja form.

This stunning piece is made from Indian metal and stands at around 10cm tall.

Approx 10cm high
Origin: India

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Shiva's Tears Mallah

Shiva's Tears Mallah

NP355

£12

 

These long mallahs are known as rudraksha in India and Nepal. They are traditionally worn by people such as Hindu ascetics or sadhus. This is because they are believed to protect against negative energies and to aid people who spend a lot of time travelling around.

Origin: Nepal

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Ritual Objects and Deities Book

Ritual Objects and Deities Book

NP478

£10

 

This engrossing book is an excellent resource for anybody wishing to learn more about the iconography of Buddhist and Hindu gods, sacred objects and symbols. The book contains a vast number of high quality illustrations.

Origin: Nepal

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