Vijaya (female divinity)

Image title: Vijaya (female divinity)

Description of the photo

This stone sculpture shows an image of Vijaya (a female divinity), from the 16th century A.D.—This image is standing erect on the double lotus base. Her right hand is holding a flower and the left hand has the varadamudra (the gesture of munificence). She is shown wearing a long necklace reaching down to the knees.

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: 1/30
Aperture: f/3.5
ISO: 100
Focal length: 18mm

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Size: 1.70 MB
Resolution: 1251 x 2400
© Photograph by Gabe Hiemstra.
License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

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