Indian Goddess Maa Durga Sherawali Statue Temple Idol With Lion Murti 12"
Maa Durga - Riding her vehicle (Vaahan) - the Tiger, Maa Durga or Mother/Goddess Durga is one of the most celebrated and worshipped dieties in India. In this brass sculpture she is seen in her 8 hands form riding her Tiger. Every object in her hand has a meaning. First right hand offers blessings to all devotees. Second right hand hold a sword, symbolizing sharp edged knowledge. Third right hand has a mace, a weapon to punish the evil forces. Fourth right hand has a Sudarshan Chakra spinning on her index finger signifies that the entire world is at her will. First left hand has a Lotus, not fully bloomed. It symbolizes certainty of success. Second left hand has a bow and an arrow representing energy, both potential and kinetic. Third left hand has a trident. It is a symbol of three human traits - Satvik, Rajasik and Tamsik, and that she controls them all. Fourth left hand has a conch, symbolizing a call to come and pray.