Hindu Goddesses, Resin

Radha-Krishna, Under the Rainshawl

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Hindu statue of Radha and Krishna, famous Hindu lovers, hiding from the rain
Radha and Krishna, famous lovers in Hinduism, hide under the rainshawl
$14.00

Krishna as a youth was quite mischievous, and he enchanted and intoxicated the cowherd women, or gopis, with his flute playing. He teased them and made love to them. Krishna's favorite of all the gopis was Radha, who took many risks to meet her dark lover.

Here she is teasing Krishna back, taking refuge with him under the rain shawl, hiding his flute from him.

Large: 5"(13cm)/7 oz

Size: 
3" (8 cm)
Materials: 
Resin ivory substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.

Jaya Durga Ma

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Durga, a fierce manifestation of Devi, Hindu goddess and consort of Shiva
Statue of Hindu goddess Durga, consort and shakti of Hindu god Shiva
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This statue images Durga, the wrathful form of the goddess Parvati, Shiva's consort. Devi is the great goddess of ancient India, and as the consort of Shiva, she is worshiped in a variety of forms corresponding to her two aspects - benevolence and fierceness. Durga is Shiva's cosmic energy, or shakti.

As Durga, she is 'the inaccessible'. Here she is shown in a ten-armed form, with her mount, the lion. Her ten hands hold a sword, club, lotus flower, dire and other ritual objects. Despite her weapons, Durga's face always remains clam and gentle.

Size: 
2.5"(6.4cm)
Materials: 
Resin Ivory Substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.

Naga Kanya

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Indian statue of Naga Kanya, guardians of water and riches of the deep
Naga Kanya statue from Hinduism, later incorporated into Buddhism
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Naga, or serpent, cults date back to the earliest Indus valley civilizations around 2500 B.C.E. Nagas inhabit the underworld, where they guard the riches and treasures that are found there. They carry a precious jewel in their forehead. Nagas, or serpents, are also the guardians of water and the ones who give rain.

The nagas were incorporated into Buddhism early on, and much of the symbolism was maintained. In Buddhism, nagas are thought to dwell in the underworld, guarding treasures and concealed teachings.

Size: 
2.5" (6.4 cm)
Materials: 
Resin ivory substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.

Sita and Rama

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Sita and Rama resin statue, Hindu deities representing feminine and masculine
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The divine Hindu couple of Sita and Rama (Ram). Sita represents the earth and feminine qualities, while Rama is the perfect king and represents masculine qualities.

Size: 
2.8" (7.1 cm)
Materials: 
Resin ivory substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.

Krishna and Radha

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Krishna and Radha as a divine Hindu couple, Krishna with his flute
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This lovely resin sculpture shows the famous, popular Hindu couple of Krishna and Radha.

Krishna, as a youth, was quite mischievous and enchanted and intoxicated the cowherd women, or gopis, with his flute playing. He teased them and made love to them. Krishna's favorite of all the gopis was Radha, who took many risks to meet her dark lover.

Large: 5"(13cm)/7 oz.

Size: 
2.5" (6.4 cm)
Materials: 
Resin ivory substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.

Uma Parvati

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Uma Parvati statue, Hindu goddess and consort of Shiva
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The Hindu goddess and consort of Shiva, Parvati, has 24 names. This statue shows her as the dawn goddess. The concept of a dawn goddess as a feminine deity goes back to the early Aryans of India.

Parvati, like Durga, is another form of the great goddess Devi. 'Parvat' means mountain, and Parvati, daughter of Himavan, god of the Himalayas, is known as Daughter of the Mountain.

Size: 
2.8" (7 cm)
Materials: 
Resin ivory substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.

Saraswati on Swan

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Saraswati, Hindu goddess of learning and music, with her swan and vina
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Sarasawati, “the flowing one”, was an ancient goddess of the Saraswati (Sarasvati) River, a river sacred to the ancient Aryans. She embodies many qualities:

Size: 
2.3" (5.8 cm)
Materials: 
Resin ivory substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.

Saraswati

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Saraswati Hindu goddess statue playing the vina
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Saraswati, “the flowing one”, was an ancient goddess of the Saraswati (Sarasvati) River, a river sacred to the ancient Aryans. She embodies many qualities:

Size: 
2.3" (5.8 cm)
Materials: 
Resin ivory substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.

Radha's Dream

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Radha, gopi and favorite consort of Krishna shown here in a dream
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In this original sculpture from Mission Studios, Radha is lamenting being separated from her beloved Krishna.

Her pet parrot tries to advise her in her unhappiness, though can we assume what a parrot would advise? Radha does not notice that Krishna lurks playfully behind the screen, and that her separation is illusory. Is there a lesson here for us all?

Large: 5"(13cm)/7 oz

Size: 
3" (7.6 cm)
Materials: 
Resin ivory substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.

Parvati

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Statue of Hindu Goddess Parvati, consort of Shiva
$14.00

This beautiful miniature Hindu statue (murti) is of the goddess Parvati, Shiva's consort, also known as 'Daughter of the Mountain'.

Parvati is the beneficent form of the great goddess Devi. In this form, she takes the role as Shiva's consort, and acts as both a loving wife and devoted mother.

Size: 
2.5" high
Materials: 
Resin ivory substitute
Country of origin: 
U.S.
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