Mukhalinga

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Details

Size: 3.5 x 3.5 x 5.5 inches
Material: Brass

Description

Mukhalinga, literally means 'linga with a face'. The linga (or lingam) is an abstract representation of the Hindu god Shiva, seen as a symbol of energy. The mukha, is a covering used to give a face or iconic form to the abstract Shiva Lingam. Worshippers believed that the face would allow them to to both see and be seen by Lord Shiva.
Striking in appearance, this old collectible is either from North Karnataka or Maharashtra.

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