Brass Wall Hanging Varaha Mask

Rs. 13,300 Rs. 16,625


Height : 10 inches

Width : 10 inches

Depth : 8 inches

Weight: 3.200 Kg 

The Varaha Avatar is one of the ten principal avatars (incarnations) of Lord Vishnu in Hindu mythology. The story of Varaha is primarily associated with the rescue of the Earth (personified as the goddess Bhudevi) from the demon Hiranyaksha. 

Hiranyaksha, a powerful demon and brother of another demon named Hiranyakashipu, gained immense strength through severe penance. With his newfound power, he began to wreak havoc on the world, challenging both gods and humans.

Hiranyaksha performed intense austerities and pleased the god Brahma, who granted him a boon. Empowered by this boon, Hiranyaksha submerged the Earth into the cosmic ocean (pralaya), plunging it into darkness and chaos.

In response to the Earth's distress, Lord Vishnu took the form of Varaha, a boar, to rescue her and restore cosmic order. Vishnu's boar incarnation is often described as having the body of a boar and the head of a human.

Varaha descended into the cosmic ocean and located the Earth, which was submerged in the water. Hiranyaksha, noticing Varaha's interference, confronted the divine boar. A fierce battle ensued between Varaha and the demon

Varaha fought valiantly against Hiranyaksha, eventually defeating and killing the demon. Afterward, Varaha used his tusks to lift the Earth from the cosmic ocean and placed her back in her orbit.

  • Varaha's descent symbolizes the divine intervention to restore cosmic balance and protect dharma (righteousness) when it is threatened by demonic forces.

  •  The story emphasizes the idea that when the Earth (representing devotees) is in distress, the divine intervenes to rescue and protect. It reflects the concept of God's compassion and willingness to incarnate for the well-being of his devotees.

  •  Varaha showcases the immense power of Lord Vishnu, who, in his various avatars, incarnates to protect the universe from destructive forces and restore harmony.

The story of Varaha is narrated in Hindu scriptures such as the Puranas, particularly the Bhagavata Purana and the Vishnu Purana. The Varaha Avatar is celebrated as a symbol of divine protection, emphasizing the belief that God incarnates whenever there is a threat to righteousness and cosmic order

The product might have slight irregularities in color, design and moulding as its thoroughly handcrafted by artisans.

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