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Thursday 7 July 2011

Hindu Deities Statues

Hindu Deities statutes are becoming very popular and lots of people worldwide understand and appreciate the different religious Gods and Goddesses of India.

These religious statues are a symbol of Indian culture and its unique mythology that dates back thousands of years. You will find these images on century old temples in India and also in most houses all over India. Hindu deity statues are considered sacred and many people put them in their homes and pray to them everyday. Each deity symbolizes something special and has got significance in Hindu mythology.

You can buy statues of Hindu deities like Ganesh, Krishna, Laxmi, Sarasvati, Elephant Ambadi, Shreenathji, Parshvanath, Palm Ganesh & Devi, Sai Baba, Ram Darbar and Jalaram. All these deities have their own unique stories behind them and people’s belief varies from household to household and religion. Children in India have grown up hearing stories of these Gods and Goddess and they treat them like a member of their family.

If you visit any Hindu home anywhere in the world, you will, in all probability see statues placed in an area many Indians call a puja or prayer room. This is a room where Indians place their most revered statues and offer food and other offering to please their God. There are also special months in a year where Indian believers give up non-vegetarian food and fast to appease their favorite God or Goddess. India is divided into many states and each state has its own religious beliefs.

If you are looking to buy Hindu deities statues, then know a little about each deity and what each one symbolizes, because each God stands for something unique and exceptional. For example, Krishna is the God of love and divine joy, while Ganesh is widely revered as the Remover of Obstacles and more generally as Lord of Beginnings and the Lord of Intellect and Wisdom. With a beautiful statue of your favorite deity, you can spread the aura of peace and serenity in your home.

Just how in every ancient mythology from Greek to Roman, Gods and Goddesses play a very important role in determining who we are and where we came from, same way in India, these Gods and Goddess play a very significant role in the day to day activities and people believe in them wholeheartedly and passionately. So while choosing Hindu deities statues, make sure to choose a statue that’s close to your beliefs.

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