Saraswati Flying Deity
This gorgeous flying deity is Saraswati, the Goddess of learning and knowledge. She normally wears white clothes, sits or stands on a water lily and has four arms. With one of her hands she is presenting a lotus to her husband, and in the other she holds a book of palm leaves indicating learning. She also holds a string of pearls, and in another hand she may hold a small vase. She is also represented with two arms, playing a stringed musical instrument called the Veena. She presides over and protects the arts, and is credited with the invention of writing. Saraswati is also the Goddess of speech, the power through which knowledge expresses itself.
This flying Goddess, Saraswati, was handcrafted by local artisans in the city of Benares, India.-4"H x 4"W x 7"D
-2" Metal Hook
-Hand Painted in India
-Item # DS04