Dimensions ( L X W X H ): 5in x 3.25in x 9in.
Weight: 2.36 kg (5.19 lb).
This brilliant 9 inch carving of the Great Lord made in high quality dark Columbian jade stone depicts the Lord in a meditative pose with multiple snakes all around him. In Hindu religion, Lord Shiva is one of the three main Gods of the triumvirate i.e. Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva. Lord Shiva is also known as the first Yogi (Adiyogi). Shiva is said to be the eternal origin (seed) of all things, and is considered in Hinduism as the "Lord of all lords". Lord Shiva is the husband of Goddess Parvati and the father of the popular Lord Ganesh.
Jade is believed to have several benefits, including increasing fortune, grounding, and enhancing maturity in relationships. Jade stone is sometimes referred to as the lucky stone or the happiness stone. Jade is associated with bringing tranquility and calm to difficult situations. Jade stone can provide healing in relationships and with the self. It also encourages honesty, maturity, life force energy and self acceptance. Jade could potentially benefit several organs and conditions, including spleen, kidney, bladder and hormonal imbalances.