Image of Hindu Murtis, Creative Commons, http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/30/Krishna_Balarama12.jpg
Image of Our Lady of Vladimir (12th century), Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vladimirskaya.jpg
Image of Totem Poles from Stanley Park, Vancouver by Peter Graham, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Totem_poles.jpg
A Hindu statue of a deity gazed upon to gain blessing.
A sacred object, often a monumental sculpture carved from large trees, by cultures of the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of North America.
An object which may be used by a particular religious tradition to persuade a deity to act in a certain way.