Durga is the principal form of the Goddess, also known as Devi and Shakti in Hinduism. Durga the mahashakti, the form and formless, is the root cause of creation, preservation and annihilation. According to legend, Durga (Parvati) Manifested herself for the slaying of the buffalo demon Mahisasura from Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, and the lesser gods. Read more about the divine goddess in our blog on Shakti.
Pattachitra painters, who make paintings over a piece of cloth known as Patta or a dried palm leaf, specialize in this unique art-form since generations. Raghurajpur a heritage crafts village in Puri district, Odisha is famous for this ancient craft-works which at least date back to 5 BC. A mixture of chalk and gum is used in unique proportion to create this beautiful piece.
Note: In all its detail this can be custom made and hand crafted exclusively in a size of your choice to suit your exclusive needs.
|Dimension||36 x 24 inches [Customizable]|
|Medium||Tussar Silk painted using chalk and gum|
This pattachitra or painting on canvas using natural colors depict Ganesha the destroyer of obstacles and Lakshmi , the goddess of wealth, fortune, and prosperity (both material and spiritual) together. Most hindus consider it auspicious to worship goddess Lakshmi and lord Ganesha on the day of Diwali as it is considered that Goddess Lakshmi isits every house and blesses all with wealth.
Saraswathi is revered all over the world as the Hindu Goddess of Wisdom, learning and knowledge. Revered as the 'Mother of the Vedas', Vedic scholars the world over begin and end sessions with an invocation to her. This intricately carved chalkstone sculpture showcases the key elements of the goddess' divine personality; a book representing wisdom and learning, a rosary symbolizing peace and meditation, a water pot to purify the right from the wrong and a veena to represent all the creative arts. The adroit craftsmanship on this beautiful sculpture captures the peace and inner glow of the goddess in a state of pure enlightenment and also conveys her serenity through her relaxed posture.
Carved out of white marble using centuries old Rajasthani artisanship, this sculpture can be entrenched in the Puja room or the living room.
Note: With respect to size, the statue can be custom made -- hand sculpted over a specific time frame.
In Indian culture, we always put teachers and purveyors of knowledge on a pedestal. For us, there is no learning endeavor that begins without the blessings of Goddess Saraswati. Seated here on a pedestal with the Veena in her arms, she represents the purity of mind that only learning and growth can bring. Standing testament to the artist’s creative ability is the rare representation of the Goddess in Blackstone.
We once had the opportunity to create a similar but customised sculpture for a client. You can read what she has to say about it here.
Note: In all its grandeur this can be custom made i.e., handcrafted exclusively for you in the size of your choice to suit your needs.
Suggested Placement: In your living room or puja room.
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