Dimensions ( LxBxH ): 6 x 2.5 x 5 in.
Weight: 2.05 kg (4.51 lb).
Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi statue hand carved in natural flashy labradorite stone.
This lovely carving of the eternal Hindu God and the Goddess of wealth weighs 2.05 kg and is 5 inches in height. Lord Vishnu is one of the most important gods in the Hindu pantheon and, along with Brahma and Shiva, is considered a member of the holy trinity (trimurti) of Hinduism. He is the most important god of Vaishnaism, one of the largest Hindu sects. Vishnu is the preserver and protector of the universe. His role is to return to the earth in troubled times and restore the balance of good and evil. It is believed that so far, he has been incarnated nine times - the popular incarnations of Lord Vishnu include Lord Rama and Lord Krishna.
In Hindu culture, Goddess Laxmi is Goddess of wealth, love, prosperity (both material and spiritual), fortune, and the embodiment of beauty. She is the consort and active energy of the great Lord Vishnu. It is believed that her four hands stand for the four goals of human life considered proper in Hindu way of life – dharma, kama, artha, and moksha. In Hindu culture, it is believed that anybody who worships Goddess Laxmi sincerely without any greed, will be blessed with fortune and success. It is said that Lakshmi resides in places of hard work, virtue and bravery.
Labradorite or Black Rainbow stone is a useful companion through change, imparting strength and perseverance. It balances and protects the aura, raises consciousness and grounds spiritual energies. Labradorite banishes fears and insecurities, and strengthens faith in the self and trust in the universe. It stimulates the imagination and calms an overactive mind, developing enthusiasm and new ideas.