Image title: Vaishnavi

Description of the photo

This bronze sculpture shows an image of Vaishnavi, from the 19th century A.D.—Vaishnavi is familiar as the consort of Vishnu in the ashtamatrika tradition. This four-armed image of Vaishnavi is shown standing in pratyalidha-asana on the lotus base. Her hands are holding her usual attributes like a conch (shankha), a flaming wheel (cakra), a mace (gada) and a lotus (padma) seed.

Vaishnavi can also be spelled as Vaisnavi or Vaiṣṇavī (वैष्णवी).

Gallery information:

The National Museum of Nepal (Rashtriya Museum) houses a variety of sculptures, carvings, statues, paintings and other objects grouped according to the major religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism. This photo is from the Hindu bronze sculpture (dhatu-kala) section.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/25
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 100
Focal length: 35mm

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Size: 3.61 MB
Resolution: 2321 x 3200
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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