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Parvati statue - The wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty.

Parvati statue - The wife of Siva and a benevolent aspect of Devi: Hindu goddess of plenty

Sarasvati:    Nepalese, Hindu, about 15th–16th century

Sarasvati, Hindu Goddess of Learning and the Arts, Nepal, ca. Also revered by Buddhists.

Vajravarahi  Nepalese, ca.1400    Vajravarahi, the “thunderbolt boar,” is the Wisdom belonging to the identification deity Chakrasamvara. She is said to have initiated some of the mahasiddhas (legendary meditation masters with magical abilities). The sow’s head sticking out from behind her right ear is a reminder that some of the Wisdoms have ties with the wild and the inexplicable.

Vajravarahi Nepalese, the “thunderbolt boar,” is the Wisdom belonging to the deity Chakrasamvara. She is said to have initiated some of the mahasiddhas (legendary meditation master teachers.

* Bracelet. Dinka, Sudan.  Ivory. Early 20th century.  Art Experience NYC  www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Africa - bracelet from the Dinka people of Sudan - Ivory - Early century.

detail of Shri Devi, Markandeya Purana

Detail from an illustration to the Markandeya Purana, a Hindu text containi.

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Mural painting is intricately hand painted and will instantly give your room a touch of elegance.

Tantric form of Vishnu, stone 50 cm. Nepal 18th century, Private collection

Tantric form of Vishnu, stone 50 cm.

Shiva Bhairava  India, Karnataka, Mysore  13th century

Shiva Bhairava India, Karnataka, Mysore century Chloritic schist The Cleveland Museum of Art, John L.

Kalasha Vase of abundance Cultural Relic of Tibet - Silver Bottle Inlaid Gold, Qing Dynasty

Kalasha Vase of abundance Cultural Relic of Tibet - Silver Bottle Inlaid Gold, Qing Dynasty

A Magnificent Thangka Depicting Shakyamuni Buddha at Bodhgaya | Lot | Sotheby's

A Magnificent Thangka Depicting Shakyamuni Buddha at Bodhgaya