A panchdhatu idol is very precious, and many priests suggest having one in your home. It is an idol made by five different metals in the murti.
These idols are very beneficial for everyone who is going to keep them at their homes. Therefore, if you are going to keep it at your home, then you have to know the advantages of it.
Even there are questions in IAS 2020 that regarding the panchdhatu and its benefits. Go through the below-given merits and other details.
Merits Of This Idols
- This idol is known to bring the positivity and the wealth in the home.
- Success is the second thing that this idol attracts. That is why it always suggested keeping the idol of Ganesha made by pandhatu.
- The aura and the positivity in the DNA of this idol help to remove all the obstacles from life. A person will feel that how the work is being done smoothly after keeping this idol at home.
- In Indian culture, it is very precious and opted to carry the panchdhatu idols in the home to attract the good and the blessings of God.
- It keeps all the family members safe and secures, no matter what happens.
- Therefore, a very beneficial idol for everyone.
UPSC 2020 is going to target one of the questions from this and can ask something about the idol.
How this Dhatu Is Made
The panchdhatu consists of 5 metals in a different composition that together given it the name of "Panchdhatu."
- It contains 50 % of the brass in its total composition. After, this it has 10% copper, 25% lead, and rests 15% is of gold and silver. They all together make it so pure and auspicious. The qualities and the advantages of these metals come in the dhatu and become so beneficial and genuine.
Note: Sometimes, while making a little quantity of tin or zinc is added as per the composition method of the manufacturer.
There are top sellers and manufacturers in the market of this product. Some of the manufacturers are not genuine; therefore, while purchasing, it becomes essential to check for the product.
Other Related Factors
- The idols are made in two shapes one is solid, and the other one is hollow depending upon the structure and the goddess.
- The hollow idols are lighter in weight then compare to solid ones.
Apart from this, if we talk about ancient India, the clay idols were preferred the most because of their simple method to make them. Even at that period, the clay was very readily available in the market, and one can purchase it anytime.
The people found that panchdhatu is a little challenging to make, but it is very beneficial for all. As a result, people decided to keep this dhatu in the house to get the blessing or to worship.
All The Best To All The UPSC 2020 Aspirants!