This unisex shawl is designed to be worn during meditation or prayer, but is also warn for comfort when there is a chill in the air or used as decoration in the home and on altars. The soft and light fabric has a slight shine. It is hand-printed in terracotta with the image of Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed god known for removing obstacles. Also decorating the shawl are the mantras “Sri Ganeshaya Namah” and “Om” in decorative Sanskrit letters, an attractive contrast that highlights the ancient prayers.
Intention: Mantra: Sri Ganeshaya Namaha and Om
Name explanation: Lord Ganesh is one of the most-loved Hindu gods who is easily recognized by his elephant head, large belly and love for sweets. Devotees pray to him to remove obstacles in their lives.
Manufacturing process: The fabric is dyed and printed by hand by artisan groups in India.
Sustainability: The 100% natural fabric is made from the jute plant, a highly renewable fiber grown abundantly in India that increases soil fertility for other crops. Each shawl is hand printed, providing employment for marginalized artisans and reducing production waste. Shipping materials are made from recycled and reused packaging products.
The fabric is made from jute, a highly renewable plant grown in India. It is called the “golden fiber” because of its slightly golden and silky shine.
Weight: 0.56 lb
Made in India