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SOLD Pink Granite Shiva Raksha Lingam 48"
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SOLD Pink Granite Shiva Raksha Lingam 48"

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Statue Details
Materials: Polished Indian Pink Granite hand carved in Tamil Nadu, India
Total Height Including Base: 48 inches or 122 cms
Base Height: 6.5 inches
Base Width & Depth: 26 x 19 inches
Weight: Approximately 950 pounds or 430 kgs
  • A very unique Shiva Lingam that exposes the three parts of the Lingam that represent the trimuti of Shiva, Vishnu & Brahma
  • Beautiful flowers are carved into the bottom Brahma portion of the Lingam
  • The piece is carved from two pieces of polished pink granite. The yoni is the bottom portion which catches the liquid poured over the Lingam during abhishekam
  • The piece is hand carved and completely one of a kind
  • The Raksha Lingam ships directly from our California gallery
This is a unique Shiva Lingam. The three sections that usually comprise a typical Lingam are all exposed. The Lingam is comprised of three vertical sections which represent each God of the Hindu Trimurti. Shiva is represented by the round, uppermost level. The middle octagonal section represents Vishnu and the lower square level represents Lord Brahma. The lower level has beautiful floral decorations on it. Beneath the entire Lingam is a square version of a yoni to collect the liquids poured over the Lingam during a puja ceremony. There is a small spout to dispense the liquid to a vessel. the stone used in this sculpture is beautiful! The pink granite's polished surface embodies the Gods it is made to represent.

The Story of the Shiva Lingam:  Shiva saw not sense in the transitory pleasures of life,  so he rejected samsara, smeared his body with ash, closed his eyes and performed austerities.  Shiva's tapas generated so much heat that his body transformed into a pillar of fire - a blazing lingam that threatened to destroy the whole world.  The gods did not know how to control Shiva's fire.  Suddenly there appeared a yoni -  the divine vessel of the mother-goddess.  It caught the fiery lingam and contained its heat, thus saving the cosmos from untimely destruction.

About Pink Granite:  Pink granite is seldom used in sculpture in south India.  Lotus Sculpture has acquired pink granite stone solely for a limited number of statues.  The Lingam's smooth surfaces really show off the beauty of the stone.  Like Indian black granite it is possible to see 4-5 different colors on a single piece depending on the degree of polish or roughness of the stone.  The stone is extremely hard and durable and can be left outside in extreme heat and extreme cold for years without care.

I always say to our customers; The sculpture chooses you, you do not choose the sculpture.
You just know when you find the right piece to bring into your home and into your heart.
- Kyle Tortora, Founder of Lotus Sculpture

Granite statues from India do not need much maintenance. The best way to maintain the statue is to simply dust the piece periodically to keep any dirt from accumulating. They can be used for both indoor and outdoor use

You can use soap, warm water and a cotton cloth to periodically
go over the statue to remove any dust or dirt buildup.

Soap and warm water is the best way to maintain the statue. You can use a small brush to get into the small crevices of the statue like the hands and hair.

Granite's durability makes it perfect for cold winters and hot summers of any climate. The stone can stand up to the harshest conditions of heat and bitter cold. We suggest you bathe the sculpture at least once a year so that dirt does not collect on the sculpture. This will maintain the sculpture for your grandchildren and then their grandchildren!

If you have any questions concerning your Indian granite statue please email us at [email protected] or call us at 1(760) 994-4455.

Watch the video below to see how we package our statues for freight shipping

USA Shipping

This sculpture is in our Oceanside, California gallery and ready for immediate packing & shipping. Packing takes anywhere from 1-4 business days. Shipping takes anywhere from 1-6 business days. The shipping price is automatically calculated from Oceanside, California to the destination in the online checkout. Or you can get a shipping quote by clicking the Calculate Shipping link beneath the Add to Cart button. Shipping will be calculated based on the weight of the sculpture and the distance to the destination from our Oceanside, California showroom.
The delivery charges include insurance, a residential lift gate delivery to your home or business. The freight company will call you to schedule a delivery day and time frame to make the delivery. Someone must be present to receive the statue. Depending on where you are located we will use either R&L Carriers, UPS Freight, Estes, DHX or Roadrunner Transport.
The freight company will use a lift gate to bring the sculpture to the ground and then use a pallet jack to move it anywhere on the same level. They will move it anywhere in your driveway or in your garage. They will not take it to your backyard or in the elevator to your apartment or up or down any steps. They will not be unpacking the statue and taking the crate away. Think of them as you would UPS or Fedex. They only deliver the statue. If you require a little extra service, (within reason) a tip to a delivery man usually works wonders!
For placing the statue our customers have either placed the statue themselves with help of a friend and a tool like a hand truck or a dolly. Or by contacting their landscaper who is used to moving large and heavy objects like rocks and trees into place. For much larger and heavier sculptures sometimes the customer needs a piece of heavy equipment for placing the statue like a crane or forklift. If you have any questions contact me directly at [email protected] or (760) 994-4455

Click here to view pictures of our freight packing


International Shipping

This sculpture is in our Oceanside, California showroom and ready for immediate packing & shipping. This piece is too heavy to ship via UPS  and will be shipped using an international freight service. Packing takes anywhere from 1-4 days depending on the statue. We can ship the statue using either sea or air freight to either the your home or the closest port.
If you place your order online shipping will show in the order as $0. Shipping will be calculated based on the weight of the sculpture and the distance from Oceanside, California to determine the shipping price. The shipping quote will be emailed to you and no charge will be made without your approval.
You can obtain a shipping quote for any statue by clicking the link, Calculate Shipping beneath to the Add To Cart button on every statues' page.  Or you can email [email protected] or call us 760-994-4455 to receive a shipping quote. Please include the item number of the statue you are interested in purchasing as well as your country and postal code.​ 
Here you can view how our freight statues are professionally crated.

SOLD Pink Granite Shiva Raksha Lingam 48"

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For a limited time we are offering free UPS Ground shipping on all orders within the 48 States. International customers will receive a 40% discount off the price of shipping. This discount will be extended to our Canadian customers as well!

Items weighing over 150 pounds including packing materials will be shipped using a freight service. Domestic Freight will be discounted by 35%!

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