This is an extremely expressive statue or carving of a most beloved Hindu deity. I have kept very few over the years, because I want images and statues which really speak deeply of the energy of incarnated spirit of these particular avatars. This is the most beautiful Baba Hanuman I have ever seen.
”Of truth there exist many riches. The vision of truth smashes the crooked, and the signal call of truth bored open deaf ears; [...] and by truth the cows approached truth. (Whoever) holds fast to truth, just he wins truth. The explosive force of truth hastens swiftly as it seeks cattle. For truth the two (worlds) are wide, ample, and deep; for truth do they, as the two highest milk-cows, give their milk.“ ––– R̥gveda IV 23 (319), 8–10, Indra & r̥ta; tsl. Jamison & Brereton 2014: 596
Krishna Lilas - The Nectarian Pastimes of the Sweet Lord
While Krishna was playing with some herdboys, their ball fell into the river and Krishna jumped after it. The serpent Kāliya rose up with his hundred and ten hoods vomiting poison and wrapped himself around Krishna's body. Krishna became so huge that Kāliya had to release him. When he saw the Brij folk were afraid he sprang onto Kāliya's head and assumed the weight of the whole universe, and danced on the naga's heads, beating time with his feet.
Krishna and the Serpent The Johnson Galleries Reprint 0
Chapter 2: Others conceive of the Personality of Godhead residing within the body in the region of the heart...His mouth expresses His happiness. His eyes spread like the petals of a lotus, and His garments, yellowish like the saffron of a kadamba flower, are bedecked with valuable jewels. His ornaments are all made of gold, set with jewels, and He wears a glowing head dress and earrings. His lotus feet are placed over the whorls of the lotus-like hearts of great mystics. (The Lord in the…