Maha Gauri (Mahagauri)

Image title: Maha Gauri (Mahagauri)

Description of the photo

This stone sculpture shows the image of Maha Gauri from the 13th-century A.D.—Mahagauri is the eighth manifestation of Goddess Durga. She is worshipped on the ieghth day of Navaratri during Dasain, a great Nepali festival. This female divinity is believed to have the power to fulfill all the desires of her devotees. Maha Gauri is shown standing in graceful tribhanga with her left hand holding trishula, a trident.

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 stone sculpture (prastara-murti-kala) section.

Photo details:
Date: 2019-11-29
Camera: SONY ILCE-6400
Exposure: 1/25
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 100
Focal length: 18mm

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Size: 1.66 MB
Resolution: 1120 x 2400
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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