Located in Wicklow, Ireland, The Indian Sculpture Park in Victoria’s Way is a creepy outdoor sculpture gallery like anything you’ve ever seen before. Even that’s putting it lightly… it’s pretty terrifying to say the least.
However, it does hold a deeper meaning…. Creator Victor Langheld established the park in 1989 after traveling to India in search of spiritual enlightenment. The garden was actually built to induce self-reflection, with each statues own meaning.
The Gate to Victoria’s Way
The entrance… yes that’s what you think it is, except with teeth.
Awakening or Birth of Consciousness
Awakening attempts to illustrate the purity of first experiences by showing the emergence of an infant who is first impacted by reality.
Dark Night of the ‘Soul’
A period of emptiness and despair that must first be traversed before arriving at contentment.
The Split Man
The Split Man illustrates how the inability to dedicate yourself creatively or spiritually to one goal can result in unhappiness and depression.
The Ferryman’s End
The Ferryman’s End essentially represents being stuck in a rut – and the depression and sorrow that can result from this
Create or Die