Jhulelal Idol in Brass

Beautifully crafted statue of Jhulelal. Sculpted from solid brass metal.
Dimensions: 5.25 inches (H) x 4 inches (W) x 2.3 inches (depth) (13 x 10 x 5 cms approx)
Weight: 930 grams

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$42.36

The legend of Jhulelal is closely related to religious persecution and the oneness of God. Legend has it that Jhulelal convinced a tyrannical Muslim ruler to treat Hindus and Muslims equally. He also impressed upon the ruler the fact that although Hindus called their God "Ishwar" and Muslims refer to God as "Allah", they are the same one God who created the world. Jhulelal is revered by both Hindus and Muslims.

Jhulelal is the Ishta Dev (community God) of Sindhi people.jhulelal continues to be the unifying force and the centre of all cultural activities of the Sindhi community.
The word Sindhi is derived from the River Sindhu (now River Indus in Pakistan).When Sindhi men venture out to sea their women pray to him for their safe return.They offer the Lord a prasad of akha, a sweet made from rice, ghee, sugar and flour. Sindhis all over the world greet each other with the words, "Jhulelal Bera-Hee-Paar".

Make: Made in heavy shining brass.
Brass is well known for its grasping capacity. It grasps the divine spirit upto 30%, when compared to other metals.  The spiritual vibrations are attracted towards these shining idols easily.

Dimensions: 5.25 inches (H) x 4 inches (W) x 2.3 inches (depth)
Weight: 930 grams

Importance of Idol worship: Idols are not the idle fancies of sculptors, but shining channels through which the heart of the devotee is attracted to and flows towards God. Though the image is worshipped, the devotee feels the presence of the Lord in it and pours out his devotion unto it. Regular worship, Puja and other modes of demonstrating our inner feeling of recognition of Divinity in the idol unveils the Divinity latent in it. This is truly a wonder and a miracle. The picture comes to life. The idol speaks. It will answer your questions and solve your problems. The God in you has the power to awaken the latent Divinity in the idol. The lives of Mirabai, Sant Tukaram, Shri Ramakrishna Paramhansa and Shri Yogananda are a few instances to prove the point. They proved beyond doubt that idol worship has its own brighter side and through simple faith and intense devotion one can realize God through it.

Idols are the "finite representation of the Infinite".  As per Vishnu Samhita (ch 29, v 55-7), persuasively endorses the use of imagery (idols) and puts it: "Without a form how can God be mediated upon? If (He is) without any form, where will the mind fix itself? When there is nothing for the mind to attach itself to, it will slip away from meditation or will glide into a state of slumber. Therefore the wise will meditate on some form, remembering, however, that the form is a superimposition and not a reality."

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Beautifully crafted statue of Jhulelal. Sculpted from solid brass metal.
Dimensions: 5.25 inches (H) x 4 inches (W) x 2.3 inches (depth) (13 x 10 x 5 cms approx)
Weight: 930 grams

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