Brahmayani

Image title: Brahmayani

Description of the photo

This stone sculpture shows an image of Brahmayani from the 17th-century A.D.—Brahmayani (Brahmāyaṇī) is the female power of Brahma, the God of creation in the Astamatrika (Ashtamatrika) tradition. The four-armed Brahmayani is seated in lalitasana with her principal hands holding varada and kalasha, a sacred vase while the remaining hands are holding her usual attributes.

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: 1/40
Aperture: f/3.5
ISO: 100
Focal length: 18mm

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Size: 2.95 MB
Resolution: 1680 x 2400
© License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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