Hand Finished Brass Saraswati Statue - Goddess of Art & Music 36cm x 17cm
Hand Finished Brass Saraswati Statue - Goddess of Art & Music 36cm x 17cm
Hand Finished Brass Saraswati Statue - Goddess of Art & Music 36cm x 17cm
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Hand Finished Brass Saraswati Statue - Goddess of Art & Music 36cm x 17cm

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Brass Saraswati Statue

Goddess of Art, Music, Knowledge and Wisdom

36cm x 17cm

Handmade in India

Saraswati (also Sarasvati) is the Hindu goddess of learning, wisdom, music, and aesthetics. She is also known as Bharati (eloquence), Shatarupa (existence), Vedamata ('mother of the Vedas'), Brahmi, Sarada, Vagisvari, and Putkari. As Vac, she is the goddess of speech. Saraswati first appears in the Rigveda and, in later religious texts, she is identified as the inventor of Sanskrit and, appropriately, gives Ganesha the gifts of pen and inks. She is also a patron of the arts and sciences, and the wife of Brahma, even if the Bengal Vaisnavas considered her first the wife of Vishnu. Sarasvati is also worshipped as the goddess of learning in Jainism and by some Buddhist sects.