Statue Sarasvati (saraswati) 60 cmSKU: 17/194
Statue Sarasvati 60 cm x 40 cm
Sarasvati (saraswati) is depicted in the vedas as the river goddess. the feminine aspect of the creation and fertility. Besides that she is the goddess of intelligence, consiousness, universal wisdom, creativity, enlightment, music and art.
Here she is depicted with four arms. She plays a vina, a kind of lute, the most holy musical instrument in India. In her raised right hand there is a mala, a symbol for the repeated cycles of reincarnation and mantrarecitation.
De gods always have a rider, which is the symbol for their emotional drive. In this case Sarasvati is seated on a swan. this swan is supposedly able to seperate water from milk when drinking, which symbolises mental distinguishability
the back is wood, the front is polyresin