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Goddess Kali stands for the ferocity and the invincibility of the Orient. She is bloodthirsty and triumphant over adharm, usually portrayed wearing a garland of the heads of adharmees She has been slain. With Lord Shiva (Her husband) lying at Her feet, this image has been embossed and inlaid with the brightest of hues over rosewood that grows in Mysore. WoodenFrameKali Painting: https://www.exo
Goddess Kali stands for the ferocity and the invincibility of the Orient. She is bloodthirsty and tr
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Lakshmi is one of the most popular goddesses of Hindu mythology and is known as the goddess of wealth and purity. She is the consort of the god Vishnu and is the mother of 19 children. The circular brass Wall Hanging of Goddess Lakshmi is tinted with a tinge of bright golden color, as it encapsulates a divine event of the charming goddess, with finely embossed carvings that are beautifully eye-cat
Lakshmi is one of the most popular goddesses of Hindu mythology and is known as the goddess of wealt
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Goddess Durga is a main diety in Hindu Religion. She is associated with protection, strength, motherhood, destruction, and wars. Her legend centers around combating evils and demonic forces that threaten peace, prosperity, and Dharma the power of good over evil. Durga is believed to unleash her divine wrath against the wicked for the liberation of the oppressed and entails destruction to empower c
Goddess Durga is a main diety in Hindu Religion. She is associated with protection, strength, mother
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A painting of the ethereal goddess Green Tara on a strip of soft, lace-like fabric. She is the queen of the Buddhist heavens as She sits on the belly of a pale-colored lotus bloom, Her long, slender legs gathered in Her characteristic bhadrasana. The right foot in Green Tara thangka paintings is usually poised discretely as could be seen in this traditional Tibetan thangka painting. The back of He
A painting of the ethereal goddess Green Tara on a strip of soft, lace-like fabric. She is the queen
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Rajarajeshwari is one of the most beautiful female figures in all of the three worlds. She is a royal manifestation of Shakti and personifies grace and balance. Trailokya Sundari or Tripura Sundari, as she is often named, is the presiding deity of Sri Chakra. Hers is the path of transcendence through the material world of senses. She presides over the Sahasrara as well the Swadhisthan Chakra. Her
Rajarajeshwari is one of the most beautiful female figures in all of the three worlds. She is a roya
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According to Buddhism, Tara is one of the most important figures, who is known for being the female Bodhisattva(Buddha to be) in Mahayana Buddhism, and as a female Buddha in Vajrayana Buddhism. As one of the three deities of long life, White Tara (Saraswati) is associated with perpetuity. Therefore, she prevents illness and thereby helps to bring about a long life. She embodies the motivation to b
According to Buddhism, Tara is one of the most important figures, who is known for being the female
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The emergence of goddess Durga marked the power of feminism; she was created by the cosmic powers of the trinity and other gods to defeat the Buffalo demon Mahishasura. Goddess Durga is revered as Durga Nashini, which translates as ‘the one who eliminates suffering’, as she is the Shakti or Mother goddess in Hinduism. She is sculpted here with a single piece of white marble in lalitasana postu
The emergence of goddess Durga marked the power of feminism; she was created by the cosmic powers of
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The archaic period of art began to show interest in marble. Limestone sculpture is the art of creating, convincing realistic figure which produces natural and expressive movement. Such is the Saraswati sculpture. She is a marvel of knowledge, music, art, speech, and learning. The goddess is depicted as a beautiful woman clothed in pure white. She is garlanded in a golden throne which represents th
The archaic period of art began to show interest in marble. Limestone sculpture is the art of creati
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The saptamatrka is a set of interesting deities from the Hindu pantheon. They are the maternal manifestations (‘matrikas’) of seven (‘sapta’) Hindu devas; and, as divine manifestations, are distinct from the wives and companions of those devas. Devi Varahi, whose murti you see on this page, is one of the saptamatrkas. She is the ashtabhujadhari (eight-armed) maternal manifestation of Lord
The saptamatrka is a set of interesting deities from the Hindu pantheon. They are the maternal manif
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The lovely Devi Meenakshi is captured in the sumptuous Tanjore medium. For the devotees of Madurai’s guardian deity, such a painting would be a valuable addition to the home or office space. It depicts the Parvati-Roopa Devi standing with a soft-bellied lotus beneath Her feet. Garlands of fresh flowers of varied colors are around Her neck and Her shoulders, and over the archway of Her temple ent
The lovely Devi Meenakshi is captured in the sumptuous Tanjore medium. For the devotees of Madurai
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The saptamatrka is a set of interesting deities from the Hindu pantheon. They are the maternal manifestations (‘matrikas’) of seven (‘sapta’) Hindu devas; and, as divine manifestations, are distinct from the wives and companions of those devas. Devi Varahi, whose murti you see on this page, is one of the saptamatrkas. She is the ashtabhujadhari (eight-armed) maternal manifestation of Lord
The saptamatrka is a set of interesting deities from the Hindu pantheon. They are the maternal manif
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Hindu religion is a massive expanse spanning countless sects, traditions, and cultures. While some are just nice and elegant, some go beyond the societal norms to realize their spiritual quest. In her essence, Kali is the divine protector of her devotees, protecting them from the forces of evil, and bestows her grace upon those who open their hearts to her. This brass statue depicts kali in her fi
Hindu religion is a massive expanse spanning countless sects, traditions, and cultures. While some a
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Devi Gayatri is a deity of complex origins. Mother of the Vedas (the Vedamata), She is the personification of the all-important Gayatri mantra. However, according to the Skanda Purana, She is the wife of Brahma and a roopa of Sarasvati. And according to Shaivite texts, Mahagaytri is the wife of Sadashiva. The painting of Gayatri that you see on this page depicts a fair, five-headed Devi. She is se
Devi Gayatri is a deity of complex origins. Mother of the Vedas (the Vedamata), She is the personifi
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A superfine Saraswati murti, sculpted from panchaloha. Panchaloha is a unique bronze made of five (‘pancha’) different iron-based (‘loha’) alloys. The metal casting method used to work with it is called madhuchista vidhana, an Agamic term for a technique that is now known as the lost wax method. This Saraswati Mata murti depicts Her in lalitasana on a narrow-cut lotus-petal throne. Her lim
A superfine Saraswati murti, sculpted from panchaloha. Panchaloha is a unique bronze made of five (
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Sri Maha Shodashi is a Hindu goddess and is an aspect of Mahadevi mainly worshipped in Shaktism, a goddess-oriented sect of Hinduism. She is also revered as one of the prominent Mahavidyas. She is glorified in many Shakta texts, with Lalita Sahasranama being the most popular one. Sri Maha Shodashi is also known as Tripura Sundari, Rajarajeshwari, and Lalita. She is a personification of Supreme Ene
Sri Maha Shodashi is a Hindu goddess and is an aspect of Mahadevi mainly worshipped in Shaktism, a g
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An embossed square-shaped panel depicting Devi Sarasvati. Nestled upon the belly of a gigantic lotus bloom, She floats about on the bosom of the steadily flowing Ganges. She is playing on Her veena, which She cradles in Her anterior arms (in Her posterior hands, the chaturbhujadharini holds a rosary and a pothi or manuscript). The implements in Sarasvati’s hands convey Her status as the presidin
An embossed square-shaped panel depicting Devi Sarasvati. Nestled upon the belly of a gigantic lotus
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A seated Green Tara murti of substantial proportions. Queen of the Buddhist heavens, the epitome of karuna (compassion), metta (natural kindness), and shunyata (nothingness), She is a bodhisattva in the Mahayana tradition and a buddha in Vajrayana. On a petal-embossed throne, She sits, with the right foot cradled by a minuscule bloom in the foreground.n This is a signature aspect of the iconograph
A seated Green Tara murti of substantial proportions. Queen of the Buddhist heavens, the epitome of
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Goddess Durga created seven Matrikas from her own self and battled against the demon Raktabija. Devi Varahi, one of them is the female counterpart of Varaha, the boar Avatar of Lord Vishnu. The Goddess who is the regent of the southern direction and protector of the age is sometimes described as the Goddess of darkness and the ideal time for worshipping her is after sunset and midnight. Some templ
Goddess Durga created seven Matrikas from her own self and battled against the demon Raktabija. Devi
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The irresistibly beautiful Lakshmi is seated on a blooming pink lotus. She is clad in a scarlet-colored saree, densely embroidered with gold. With streams of emeralds and rubies about Her, every curve - neck and hip and wrists - the wife of Vishnu is the most sumptuously dressed Devi of the Hindu pantheon, as depicted in this Thanjavur painting. This is because She is the presiding deity over plen
The irresistibly beautiful Lakshmi is seated on a blooming pink lotus. She is clad in a scarlet-colo
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Lord Kamadeva is Hindu dharma’s presiding deity over desire. Devi Rati is the object of the desire He embodies. In the murti that you see on this page, the two are captured in the midst of the passionate dance. Their arms and legs are in the air. The spinal column, all the way from the hips to the neck, is contorted at an expressive angle. Fashioned from panchaloha, a blend of five (‘loha’)
Lord Kamadeva is Hindu dharma’s presiding deity over desire. Devi Rati is the object of the desire
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Varahi, a supremely powerful Tantric goddess is one of the Sapt-Matrikas, seven mother goddesses who accompany goddess Durga to the battlefield as per Shakta tradition. The sow-faced goddess is considered a mighty incarnation of the divine mother and the counterpart of Vishnu’s Varaha avatar. In the Tantric traditions, she is often described as a warrior but for her children, she takes the form
Varahi, a supremely powerful Tantric goddess is one of the Sapt-Matrikas, seven mother goddesses who
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Devi Mariamman is the name given in South India to the more recognisable Sheetala Mata. She is known to infuse Her devotees with divine cool and calm ('sheetal' in Sanskrit means 'cool'). In Tamil, the suffix 'amma' stands for 'mother', denoting the nature of the people's devotion to Her. She has been traditionally worshipped as the curer and eradicator
Devi Mariamman is the name given in South India to the more recognisable Sheetala Mata. She is known
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Shitala Mata is a folk deity and an incarnation of supreme Goddess Durga; cures poxes, sores, ghouls, pustules, and diseases. Shitala literally means ‘one who cools’ and is referred to as ‘ma’ or ‘mata’ as she, just like a mother cures her children of diseases and other evil spirits and ghosts. She is known by various names, Jagrani (queen of the world), Karunamayi (full of mercy), Man
Shitala Mata is a folk deity and an incarnation of supreme Goddess Durga; cures poxes, sores, ghouls
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The merciless Durga brings the great Mahishasura to His knees. Her simhavahana (lion-mount) has him between its teeth, while the dashabhujadharini (the one possessed of ten arms) push Him down with Her feet and drives the spear end of Her trishoola (trident) into Him. Helplessly, the proud Mahishasura looks up at the feminine victor. The work of art that you see on this page is a pattachitra of th
The merciless Durga brings the great Mahishasura to His knees. Her simhavahana (lion-mount) has him
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A manifestation of Chinese princess Kongjo and an important figure in Buddhism, White Tara is a female Boddhisattva in Mahayana Buddhism, also known as the ‘Mother of Liberation’. She is associated with longevity and counteracts illness, thereby bringing about a long life. As shown here, White Tara is always depicted as sitting in a lotus posture with the soles of her feet pointing upwards, he
A manifestation of Chinese princess Kongjo and an important figure in Buddhism, White Tara is a fema
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