Religious Figure / Mahakala



Bronze statue of Mahakala. He stands in the pratyalidha position (lunging to the right), the elephant-headed Hindu God Ganesha kneels in front of him. He has eight arms and attributes, his first pair of hands holds a skull cup and his other six pairs hold a sword, shield, ankus, trident, axe. Behind him is a elaborate floral nimbus. He wears the five-skull crown and protective ornaments of a protector. He has four fangs and above his natural eyes and bushy eyebrows has a three eye.