Lord of Wealth 'Kubera' Brass Sculpture

Lord of Wealth 'Kubera' Brass Sculpture

$87.00

The beautiful brass image of Lord Kubera has been nicely carved out of brass revealing a deep sense of beauty and aesthetic power. Lord Kubera or 'Kuber' is the king of the Yakshas, He is the lord of wealth in Hindu religion. He is also known as Dhanapati, the lord of riches. He is one of the Guardians of the directions , representing the Uttara-Disha, meaning north of four directions . According to relgious Hindu texts Kubera is also the son of Sage Vishrava (hence he is also called Vaisravana) and in this respect, He is also the elder brother of the Lord of Lanka, Ravana . The banks of river Narmada is described as the birth place of Yaksha king Kubera (Vaisravana), where his father Visravas, who was a sage, lived. He is said to have performed austerities for a thousand years, in reward for which Brahma - the Creator, gave him immortality and made him god of wealth and guardian of all the treasures of the earth, the nidhi which he was to give out to whom they were destined. When Brahma appointed him God of Riches, he gave him Lanka (Ceylon) as his capital, and presented him, according to the Mahabharata, with the vehicle Pushpaka, which was of immense size and ‘moved at the owner’s will at marvellous speed’. When Ravana captured Lanka, Kubera moved to His city of 'Alaka' in the Himalaya and established his Yaksha Kingdom there.

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The beautiful brass image of Lord Kubera has been nicely carved out of brass revealing a deep sense of beauty and aesthetic power. Lord Kubera or 'Kuber' is the king of the Yakshas, He is the lord of wealth in Hindu religion. He is also known as Dhanapati, the lord of riches. He is one of the Guardians of the directions , representing the Uttara-Disha, meaning north of four directions . According to relgious Hindu texts Kubera is also the son of Sage Vishrava (hence he is also called Vaisravana) and in this respect, He is also the elder brother of the Lord of Lanka, Ravana . The banks of river Narmada is described as the birth place of Yaksha king Kubera (Vaisravana), where his father Visravas, who was a sage, lived. He is said to have performed austerities for a thousand years, in reward for which Brahma - the Creator, gave him immortality and made him god of wealth and guardian of all the treasures of the earth, the nidhi which he was to give out to whom they were destined. When Brahma appointed him God of Riches, he gave him Lanka (Ceylon) as his capital, and presented him, according to the Mahabharata, with the vehicle Pushpaka, which was of immense size and ‘moved at the owner’s will at marvellous speed’. When Ravana captured Lanka, Kubera moved to His city of 'Alaka' in the Himalaya and established his Yaksha Kingdom there.

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