Hindu Series - Saraswati Tapestry

Jumbie Art

Saraswati is the Goddess of leaming, knowledge, and wisdom. The Sanskrit word sara means "essence" and swa means "self." Thus Saraswati means "the essence of the self." Saraswati is represented in Hindu mythology as the divine consort of Lord Brahma, the Creator of the universe. Since knowledge is necessary for creation, Saraswati symbolizes the creative power of Brahma.

The Goddess is shown playing a musical instrument that is held in Her front hands, which denote mind and intellect. This symbol conveys that the seeker must tune his mind and intellect in order to live in perfect harmony with the world. Such harmonious living enables the individual to utilize acquired knowledge for the welfare of all mankind.

A swan is said to have a sensitive beak that enables it to distinguish pure milk from a mixture of milk and water. A swan, therefore, symbolizes the power of discrimination, or the ability to discriminate between right and wrong or good and bad. Saraswati uses the swan as Her carrier. This indicates that one must acquire and apply knowledge with discrimination for the good of mankind. Knowledge that is dominated by ego can destroy the world.

A peacock is sitting next to Saraswati and is anxiously waiting to serve as Her vehicle. A peacock depicts unpredictable behavior as its moods can be influenced by the changes in the weather. Saraswati is using a swan as a vehicle and not the peacock. This signifies that one should overcome fear, indecision, and fickleness in order to acquire true knowledge.

**Large and small tapestries come with a FREE color changing RGB light bulb, a $30 value**

Details for light bulb: 

https://jumbieart.com/collections/lighting-3d-glasses/products/color-changing-light-bulb 

 

Features:

  • Printed on durable, lightweight, high quality material that is washable.
  • Eco friendly printing process that won't fade or wash away.
  • Loops on each corner for easy mounting.
  • Travel friendly, great for festivals, decorate your tent, clips on to EZ Ups.

 

** All tapestries are MADE TO ORDER and will ship within 2 - 3 weeks of order.


Collections: TAPESTRIES

Category: Art, Tapestry, WallArt

Type: Tapestry


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