Lord Shiva is one of the Hindu trinity along with Lord Brahma, the creator, and Lord Vishnu, the preserver. Lord Shiva is the destroyer.
He is known by many names and may be depicted in many forms, such as holding a trident, or as Nataraj dancing the dance of destruction. Lord Shiva is also worshiped in the form of the Shiva Lingam, or phallus, in most temples. Lord Shiva is the Great Teacher who will destroy the ego of his devotees to help them attain Liberation.
He has three eyes. The third one, situated between the eyebrows, is normally closed, except at the time of destruction. He has a crescent moon in his matted hair, three horizontal lines on his head, and he wears a cobra around his neck.
This nicely detailed Shiva Lingam Statue is made of brass. It will add a very special touch to your altar and it is also easy to travel with.
2 inches high.