Kumari (with mount)

Image title: Kumari (with mount)

Description of the photo

This bronze sculpture shows an image of Kumari, from the 10th century A.D.—Kumari is known as the consort of Skandakumar (Skandakumara), the brother of Ganesha and an offspring of Shiva and Parvati. The four-armed Kumari is shown seated on her mount, the peacock. Her principal hands are on the head of the peacock while the remaining other hands are holding a sword (tridandi) and the peacock feather (mayura-pankh).

Kumari can also be spelled as Kumārī (कुमारी).

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: 40mm

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Size: 3.83 MB
Resolution: 2000 x 3278
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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