- Standing Kartikeya (Murugan) with his vahan peacock
- Brass metal
- Height 6.5 Inch; Length 4 Inch;Width 2 Inch
- Weight 745 grams
- Crafted through sand casting technique in north India
This brass statue of a Kartikeya is meant for decorating your home in Hindu way. Artisans of Muradabad in north India have crafted this statue using age-old sand casting technique.Kartikeya, also known as Skanda, Murugan and Subramaniyan, is the Hindu god of war. He is the commander-in-chief of the army of the devas (gods) and the son of Shiva and Parvati.Murugan is often referred to as "Tamil Kadavul" (meaning "God of Tamils") and is worshiped primarily in areas with Tamil influences, especially South India, Sri Lanka, Mauritius, Malaysia, Singapore and Reunion Island. His six most important shrines in India are the Arupadaiveedu temples, located in Tamil Nadu. In Sri Lanka, Hindus as well as Buddhists revere the sacred historical Nallur Kandaswamy temple in Jaffna and Katirkamam Temple situated deep south. Hindus inMalaysia also pray to Lord Murugan at the Batu Caves and various temples where Thaipusam is celebrated with grandeur.