Cotton Wall Poster Siva Avatar Gajasurasamhara, Slayer of Elephant Demon: Spiritual Hanging Unframed Sheet (20081)

"A beautiful wall hanging with a kaleidoscopic touch. Measures 40*30 inches (equivalent of a poster). Brighten up any space with this beautiful wall hanging. Gajasurasamhara (""The Slayer of the elephant demon""), also Gajasamhara, Gajantaka and Gajaha (all three translating to ""the Slayer of the elephant"") and Matangari (""The Enemy of the elephant""), is a fierce aspect of the Hindu god Shiva as the Destroyer of the elephant demon, Gajasura. The icon is popular in Pallava and Chola art, which portray him dancing vigorously in the flayed elephant hide of Gajasura.  The chief temple of Gajasurasamhara is at Valuvur (Vazhuvur), Tamil Nadu, where the chief icon is an eight-armed bronze Gajasurasamhara. Valuvur is one of the Atta-virattam temples, the eight sites of the heroic acts of Shiva."

Rare depiction of a Siva incarnation - a fierce avatar of Shiva as the Destroyer of the elephant demon, Gajasura. This originates from Pallava and Chola art, portraying Lord Shiva dancing vigorously in the flayed elephant hide of Gajasura.
Dimensions: 40*30 inches (Height * Width)
100% cotton with print in duo-chrome colors
Use as a wall hanging or as a poster
Care: Gentle hand wash separately in cold water. May run colors in the first wash.