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R. Mani Yoga sculpture collection focuses on the science of yoga which is deeply rooted in spiritualism. Many Postures are not only good for physical being but also have meaning going deeper then physical and mental being. Yoga postures helps us to achieve divine energy inside as well as brings unity with external world.
The entire Yoga collection is carved from White Sandstone, and beautifully showcase yoga asanas. R. Mani created these sculptures in an abstract, contemporary style. It’s shapes and forms are quiet translucent. They can beautifully complement any interior design.
Padmasana or Lotus Position is a cross-legged sitting asana originating in meditative practices of ancient India, in which the feet are placed on the opposing thighs. It is an established asana, commonly used for meditation. The asana is said to resemble a lotus, to encourage breathing properly through associated meditative practice, and to foster physical stability. Shiva, the meditating ascetic God of Hinduism, Siddhartha Gautama the founder of Buddhism and the Tirthankaras (Teaching Gods) in Jainism have been depicted in the lotus position.
Artist Profile –R. Mani
R. Mani born in 1965 , is originally from Mahabalipuramlocated in Tamil Nadu state, South India.
Influenced by Gupta and Kushan art periods, the artist specialises on traditional Indian Gods and Godesses. His inspiration is often sourced from world famous historic temples like Khajuraho and Meenakshi. R. Mani uses traditional Indian materials such as Sandstone, Granite and Soft stone.
Mani was brought up surrounded by art. His father, Dhruva Pratap was a well-known sculptor and maintained and restored the sculptures of the famous Konark Temple in South India, passing on his skills to his son. Holder of two awards from the President of India, he is especially well known for his Buddha sculptures. He imbues his Buddha faces with such serenity and a sense of blissfulness that it’s no surprise they are used by so many to assist in deep meditation in some of the leading meditation centres around the world.
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PS: With all hand made stone and wood sculptures, there might be some natural erosion with cracks and spots, but that adds to the one of kind pieces that we sell here at Mystik River.
Medium - Sandstone
Origin - Chennai, India
Dimensions - 40cm x 24cm x13cm
Net Weight - 8.0 (kg)
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