Elephant stone incense holder
This flat and round stone incense holder represents an elephant with its trunk raised. The incense holder has four holes that can accommodate up to four incense sticks. Completely handmade, the diameter is about 10 cm.
The elephant motif has special cultural and symbolic meanings:
Symbol of power and wisdom: The elephant is a symbol of calm and peaceful strength in many Asian cultures. In India, the elephant is associated with the Hindu god Ganesh, who is reputed to be the destroyer of obstacles and the lord of wisdom.
Protection and Prosperity: The elephant's ability to carry heavy loads and be robust can be interpreted as a force that protects and supports. The elephant is also a symbol of material and spiritual prosperity.
Spirituality: The elephant is considered a spiritual being in many Asian countries. In Buddhism, for example, the elephant is a symbol of humility, patience and effort.
Religious Devotion: Elephants are also associated with religious ceremonies and processions in various cultures, where they often carry icons or sacred objects. Therefore, an elephant motif incense holder can evoke a sacred and devotional atmosphere.
It's also a nice way to add a cultural and spiritual touch to your space, while enjoying the benefits of incense.