This magnificent brass statue represents Lord Vishnu reclining over the coils of the great serpent Shesh against a moderately sized golden bolster, and his consort Lakshmi, seated holding his feet and massaging them.
The celebration of all things fluid, the word 'Saraswati' in Sanskrit means '(feminine) one who flows', like a river. The Vedic concept of reality is indeed riverine: all nature is in flux, and in the ephemeral lies the essential.
This ten-armed statue cast in fine brass with selected parts: ensemble, ornaments, attributes, pedestal, anodized in copper represents the goddess Kali India's most extensively worshipped divinity in her manifestation as Bhadrakali.
Ashtalakshmi are a group of eight manifestations of Hindu goddess Lakshmi. She presides over the eight sources of wealth which are, prosperity, fertility, good fortune, good health, knowledge, strength, progeny and power.
Saraswati is the goddess of learning, wisdom, music and aesthetics. She is the mother of supreme knowledge whose rays dispel the darkness of ignorance; symbolizes creative power of Brahma, the creator of universe.
A mystical creature of bovine predominance, Devi Kamadhenu is unique to Indian culture. She is a maternal Devi, fair and beauteous as Her youthful torso emerges from the forequarters of a sturdy young cow.