Panchamukhi Hanuman (Five Headed) Wooden Sculpture
As we all know Lord Hanuman is an integral part in the epic Ramayana,and he also an incarnation of the Lord shiva in the tenth rudra in the total eleven rudra,He is son of Kesari the king of Monkeys and Anjana.
He incarnated as five faced form (Panchamukhi) to kill Ahiravana to during the Rama- Ravanas Lankha War (Yudha),Ahiravana is an powerful demon,and a black magician.
The only way to kill Ahiravanana and protect Rama,Lakshmana is by extinguish the five lamps lit up in fivce different directions,in simultaneously,To accomplish this difficult task,Hanuman assumed a panchamukhi form and blew out the lamps in one go.
The Five faces in this are Eagle (Garuda) Facing the West direction.
A Boar (Varaha) facing the north side
A Narasimha towards South
A Hayagriva (Horse) facing the sky.as its an five giant avatars it holds the ten aayudha (Weapons).
This wooden panchamukhi Hanuman is sculptured with the same.it is worshiped in the both North and South india.