IDEALLY SIZED -Height- 6 inch,Length- 3.75 inch,Width- 2.25 inch,Weight- 1.125 kg
ARTISAN CRAFTED Skilled Indian artists of Muradabad hand make each statue using traditional sand casting techniques
Weight- 1.125 kg
Crafted through sand casting technique in north India
This brass idol of Vishwakarma, a Hindu god, the divine architect,and one of the fourteen precious things born of the Samudra manthan. He constructed the holy city of Dwarka where Krishna ruled, the Maya Sabha of the Pandavas, and was the creator of many fabulous weapons for the gods. He is also called the divine carpenter, is mentioned in the Rig Veda, and is credited with Sthapatya Veda, the science of mechanics and architecture.
It is celebrated generally on 17 September in Indian states such as Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, and Tripura. The festival is observed primarily in factories and industrial areas, often on the shop floor. As a mark of reverence the day of worship is marked not only by the engineering and architectural community but by artisans, craftsmen, mechanics, smiths, welders, industrial workers, factory workers and others. They pray for a better future, safe working conditions and, above all, success in their respective fields. Workers also pray for the smooth functioning of various machines. It is customary for craftsmen to worship their tools in his name, refraining from using the tools while doing so. Modern electronic servers are also worshipped for their smooth functioning.
Vishwakarma puja is also celebrated a day after Diwali, along with Govardhan Puja in the month of October-November.Artisans of Muradabad in north India have crafted this statue using age-old sand casting technique.