Balinese Saraswati Statue Hindu Goddess Knowledge Art Cast Bronze Bali

$ 379.00

Saraswati Goddess of Knowledge & Arts Bronze statue crafted by the lost wax method of casting in Bali. 
The details are amazing on this beautiful four armed goddess, she is standing on top of the swan that is her vehicle. She is holding a book in one hand and playing a veena, these are symbols of art and knowledge. She is adorned in the typical Majapahit Empire style of the early Hindu Culture in Java. Finished with green applied patina on the base, her crown and sarong.
A beautiful work of art for your collection. Sure to be stunning where ever you choose to display these amazing sculpture.
  • Approx. size 14" tall x 10" wide x 6" deep
  • Solid bronze
  • Handcrafted in Bali Indonesia
  • Ships FAST from the USA

About Saraswati:

Saraswati is the Goddess of Knowledge, she is depicted as a beautiful woman with four arms, as she rides upon a white swan among the sacred lotus flowers. Her hands hold a palm leaf book (known in Bali as a lontar) which is the source of science or knowledge; a mala with 108 beads symbolizing knowledge that is never ending; and the musical instrument veena symbolizing growth of culture.

The swans symbolism is wisdom, so that one's knowledge may distinguish between good and evil. 
And the lotus a symbol of purity, enlightenment, self-regeneration and rebirth. Its characteristics are a perfect analogy for humankind, its roots deep in the mud, the Lotus rises up from the dirty water to produce the most beautiful flowers.


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