Tale of Two Birds

$4,600.00

Carved in glazed ceramic relief, this triangular pillar sculpture recalls the parable of the Two Birds from the Mundaka Upanishad, one of the ancient Hindu scriptures. Create an inspiring centerpiece for your garden or landscape that reminds you of the infinite calmness you can find in your own being.

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Carved in glazed ceramic relief, this triangular pillar sculpture recalls the parable of the Two Birds from the Mundaka Upanishad, one of the ancient Hindu scriptures.

“Upon the same tree there are two birds of beautiful plumage, most friendly to each other, one eating the fruits, the other sitting there calm and silent without eating — the one on the lower branch eating sweet and bitter fruits in turn and becoming happy and unhappy, but the other one on the top, calm and majestic; he eats neither sweet nor bitter fruits, cares neither for happiness nor misery, immersed in his own glory.” (Vivekananda)

Avoid the tiger of fierce desires and remain steadfast in your true self! Create an inspiring centerpiece for your garden or landscape that reminds you of the infinite calmness you can find in your own being.

  • Dimensions: 7’h x 8.75″w x 4.5″d
  • Materials: Glazed ceramic mortared and grouted to 1/2″ cement backer board attached to a welded 1/4″ thick steel frame.
  • Base: 1/4″ steel plate, 31.5″ x 21.5″, suitable for bolting or welding to an appropriate foundation. The piece will stand solidly without attachment to a foundation if desired.
  • Weight is approximately 250-350 pounds
  • Can be placed indoors or outdoors; the steel is powdered coated for corrosion protection.

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