Parad has the metalloid
properties hence it is used to make wonderful handcrafted idols of Lakshmi,
Ganesha, Shiva, Parvati etc. here is the various idols are available which is
Parad Shiva Parivar:
According to the ancient scriptures Lord Shiva
is called Destroyer. It is a part of Hindu harmony of Gods and also called the
God of Regeneration. The Shiva parivar includes Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati
(symbol of Shati) and their son - Lord Ganesha (who is the first God to be
worshipped and blesses his worshiper with knowledge, good luck and wealth).
Nandi is well known as the "Vahana" (vehicle)
of Lord Shiva. In ancient times, the bull was called "Nandikeshvara" (Lord of
Joy) and head of bulls symbolizes a strong man. For a time the Nandikeshvara
were known as "Rishi" (Wise Man) who defended the doors of Shiva's residence and
so became divine. In the opinion of some Shaivite scholars, Nandi was connected
to Lord Shiva because both represent masculine power and control power of them.
The Nandi symbolizes internal strength which can be obtained by controlling
physical strength and aggression.
Parad Lakshmi Ganesha Idol:
It is the Idol in which Goddess Lakshmi is
seated on a magnificently crafted lotus and represents prosperity and wealth.
Lord Ganesha is also known as Ganapati, Vigneswara, Vinayaka, Gajamukha and
Ainkaran who eradicate all blockages and marks the opening of every auspicious
occasion. Ganesha is worshipped for siddhi, success in all fields, buddhi, and
intelligence. This Lakshmi Ganesha idol is put together and is the ideal for
Lord Ganesha is respected as the son of God
Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Only Lord Ganesha is always worshiping first than
others God in worship services and rituals. Lord Ganesha is also the God of
education, knowledge and wisdom, writing, and the fine arts.
Parad Ganesha symbolizes the power that removes blockage and guarantee success
in all fields. Parad Ganesha passes on peace and prosperity to worshipers. Lord
Ganesha idol is essential for "Siddhi" (rational and religious power) and "Riddhi"
The Large head of an elephant symbolizes knowledge, thoughtful, and a selective
intelligence that one must acquire to attain exactness in life; wide mouth show
natural human desire to take pleasure of life in the world, large ears indicate
a ideal person who is the one possesses a great capacity to listen to others and
incorporate ideas, large trunk symbolizes the power of human mind which must be
sufficient strong to face the changeable of the external world, two tusks
signify two aspects of the human behavior, wisdom and emotion (right tusk
represents wisdom and left tusk represents emotion). The broken left tusk
conveys the idea that one must defeat emotions with wisdom to get
accomplishment, the eyes of elephant represent idea that an individual gets
"bigger and bigger" in wealth and wisdom and big belly symbolizes the kindness
and compassion to all.
It is believed that Lakshmi is the Goddess of
wealth and prosperity, both objects and religious. The word ''Lakshmi'' is taken
from Sanskrit word Laksme which means "target. Hence goddess Lakshmi shows the
target of life mature as well as spiritual prosperity.
So the placements of idol of goddess Lakshmi
prepared by mercury (Parad) provide wealth for a long time, success in business
or job is attained. By placing the Parad Lakshmi, no body can face any lack of
money due to elegance of Goddess Lakshmi. Lakshmi idol sanctify the worshiper
with wealth, prosperity and synchronization in his life.
According to the Hindu mythology Lord Vishnu
is consider as a main god. He is well known as the Preserver
and part of the
Hindu triad of Gods. Lord Vishnu probably has a thousand names and repetition of
them individual get prosperity, peace and harmony to a household. The well
carved idol of Lord Vishnu represent four arms that hold a Shankha or conch
shell named "Panchajanya" which symbolize originality; a Chakra or discus called
"Sudarshana" which represents the mind; a Gada or mace, named "Kaumodaki" which
symbolize individual reality and a lotus flower or "Padma" which represents
release or spreading.
Hanuman is the greatest devotee of Lord Rama
and he gave a boon which to be worshipped during all the "Yugas" of Hindu time
scale. Lord Hanuman is describing as a monkey holding a scepter or "Gada" which
shows courageousness and bravery. Hanuman gives hope, knowledge, fearlessness,
and intelligence that are the symbolism of endless devotion. Lord Hanuman has
many names as "Mahaveera" (the great hero), "Pavan-suta" (Son of Air), "Bajarangbali"
(One with unlimited power).
The words of Hanuman have different meaning which is as-
H = Humility and hopefulness
A = Admiration
N = Nobility
U = Understanding
M = Mastery over ego
A = Achievements
N = Nishkama-karma
To worship Lord Hanuman an individual gets knowledge, physical and mental
strength, honesty, seriousness, selflessness, humility, loyalty, and intense
affection to the Lord.
Maa Durga Idol:
Goddess Durga is a symbol of supreme power
that conserves ethical order and honesty in the development. Goddess Durga is
also called Divine Mother who defends mankind from evil and misery by obliterate
evil forces such as self-interest, suspect, injustice, hate, anger, and ego.
Goddess Durga also shows a combined face of all Divine forces against the
negative forces of evil and sins. To killing the demon "Mahisha" Lord Shiva
recommend all gods to liberate their power and their collective force emerged a
superb, many armed goddess called Devi Durga. She is called the unbeatable one
and defeated the demon "Mahisha" and thus saved the Universe from destruction.
If the goddess Durga idol is worshiped regularly she blesses to the worshiper
with power, courage, mental strength and prosperity.
Ladoo Gopal Idol:
Lord Krishna, the king of Mathura and Dwarka,
is the eighth avatar of lord Vishnu. They are most popular and worshippedn for
manifestation. In the childhood Lord Krishna was lovingly known as "Ladoo Gopal".
The idols of lord Krishna as Ladoo Gopal explain childhood of Lord holding a
ladoo that represents cheerfulness and happiness to the world. The Parad Ladoo
Gopal idol is making by a mixture of mercury and other metals.
Parad Conch is a holy product that located in
temple, pooja room, and office on a red colored cloth. At the time of pooja in
every morning Parad Shankha should be filled with fresh water or Ganga water
with some tulsi leaves, 4-5 rice grains, and flowers. When pooja is completed
sprinkled this water in every corner of the house and office to get a positive
flow of energy, prosperity and good luck.