Ardhanareshwari is the fusion of the Divine Masculine and the Divine Feminine, symbolising the perfect marriage of Consciousness and Matter, inner and outer, upper and lower, our Divinity & our Humanity.
The left hand aspect of the statue depicts Shiva, the primordial Masculine – or Pure Spirit Consciousness, while the right hand aspect of the statue depicts Shakti, the primordial feminine – or the Manifestation of Matter. They are shown here respectively with their sacred tools and animals.
This statue is made from 5 metals. The symbology of the piece is a wonderful tool for prayer, contemplation or deep meditative practice. This piece makes a wonderful altar addition or decorative sculpture in a special part of your home.