Siesta / Faith & Folklore Hinduism
Our collection of Hindu items including a selection of beautiful Ganesh and Shiva statues and carvings, puja equipment and books. A great selection for the home or for educational use in the classroom.
36 items found
Brass Vishnu Statue
A powerful, high quality cast brass statue depicting Vishnu, a both formidable and revered deity. Considered the preserver of Dharma, this statue depicits Vishnu holding his gadā, Kaumodaki and both his shanka named Panchajanya and a sudarshana chakra, a weapon depicted as a spinning serated disk.
Ramayana Wall Hanging
These beautiful Indian bedspread style wall hangings will light up any room. Each hanging is decorated with an image of Ramayana.
Approx: 75cm × 115cm
Small Tibetan Style Painted Board
Handpainted in Kathmandu, these pine wood boards depict a mixture of Buddhist deities including Chenrezig, White Tara, Green Tara and Medicine Buddha. Each of the boards has been carefully crafted by skilled artisans and they feature ornate frames and traditional Tibetan colours.
Approx: 25cm × 20cm × 2cm
Medium Tibetan Style Painted Board
Handpainted in Kathmandu, these pine wood boards depict a mixture of Buddhist deities including Chenrezig, White Tara, Green Tara and Manjushri. Each of the boards has been carefully crafted by skilled artisans and they feature ornate frames and traditional Tibetan colours.
Approx: 32cm × 25cm × 2cm
Artisan Naga Mask No. 270
This striking wooden mask depicts a fierce dragon-like serpent and is a beautiful work of craftsmanship. It has been hand carved and painted in Nepal by skilled artisans. Naga images and masks are often placed in doorways to prevent evil entering the building.
Approx. 33cm × 18cm × 20cm
Artisan Crowned Bhairab Mask No. 271
This large, bold and beautifully carved wooden mask has been hand made and painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. This amazing piece depicts Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva. These effigys are often hung above doors and entranceways and are said to be protective of a house or temple.
Approx. 45cm × 33cm × 13cm
Artisan White Bhairab Mask No. 272
This large, bold and beautifully carved wooden mask has been hand made and painted by Newari artisans in Nepal. Hinduism and Buddhism incorporate traditional dances and masks play an important role in traditional Tibetan culture and life. This amazing piece depicts Bhairab (also known as Bhairava or Mahakala,) a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva.
Approx. 40cm × 28cm × 12cm
Vibrant Hanuman Statue
These vibrant statues from India depict the monkey god Hanuman. Shown here in a quintessentially Indian style with glitter and bright colours, Hanuman is an important part of the story of Ramayana.
Approx: 10cm high
Painted Resin Ganesh
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
From Nepal comes this finely detailed resin casting of Ganesh.
Ganesh is the God of Beginnings and is honoured at the start of ceremonies and rituals and is known as the remover of obstacles.
Approx 10cm high
Mini Metal Ganesh
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
Vibrant Ganesh Statue
Vibrant Ganesh statue from India decorated in very bright colours, with glitter and silver and gold paint. This quintessentially Indian style statue of Lord Ganesha shows the elephant god sitting on a lotus.
Approx: 9cm × 14cm × 6cm
Dark Wood Mallah Beads
Mallah or Malas are a type of Buddhist rosary. Usually consisting of 108 beads which is a very auspicious number in Buddhism.
Malla beads are used to aid meditation and prayer with each bead representing a mantra repetition.
Approx Length: 102cm
Shiva's Tears Gods Mallah
Traditionally worn by Hindu ascetics or sadhus, these long strings of rudraksha beads are believed to protect against negative energies. The beads on this style of mallah have been dyed red and feature three small images of Shiva and Hanuman. This type of mallah is usually strung with either 108 beads or 109 beads with the extra used as a principle bead to start on.
Shiva's Tears Mallah
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.
Chakra Wall Hanging
Poster sized fabric wall hanging made in the same method as our bedspread this lovely piece features a figure in meditation adorned with the representative chakra symbols. Tie dyed on pure cotton.
Approx: 117cm × 75cm
These beautiful hand printed throws are made in Jaipur, India and display a detailed motif of Om symbols. Each bedspread is 100% cotton and looks fantastic on beds, ceilings, walls or tables.
Approx: 210cm × 240cm
The Bhairab or Bhairava is a fierce manifestation of the Hindu god Shiva. Usually depicted with frowning, angry eyes, sharp teeth and flaming hair; he is associated with annihilation and is sacred to Hindus, Buddhists and Jains.
Available in white, red or blue.
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