Goddess Mariamman 19" - Hindu Goddess of Rain and Protector (Kaval Deivam) - Brass Statue
Material: Brass (Fine quality)
Finish: Fine yellow
Dimensions: 19.0 inch Height x 10.0 inch Width x 9.0 inch Depth
Weight: 12.0 kg / 26.0 lbs
Shipping and delivery: 5 - 7 business days
Product description: Goddess mariamman is the Hindu Goddess of Rain, and in Tamil language "Mari" means Rain, and "Amman" means Mother Goddess". She is a manifestation of Goddess Parvathi, and according to the local community traditions in many villages in South India, she is worshipped as Pidari, Gramadevata, Kaval deivam and in many more names and forms. Women seek her blessings for fertility, and safe child birth and provide glass bangles as offerings to the Goddess. Mariamman worship to cure illnesses and diseases like small pox, chicken pox is very common among people in the rural areas of South India.
The brass statue portrays Mariamman seated on an inverted lotus in lalitasana pose (one leg folded inwards and the other leg hanging down). Her rear right hand has a drum with a serpent tied around, and her left hand holds a trident. Her front right hand holds a knife, and left hand has a small rice bowl. The face of Mariamman has a pleasant, smiling expression. The Goddess is adorned with beautiful jewelries and artistically designed vastram, and has a tall decorative flaming crown. There are seven serpents popping out from behind the Goddess forming a canopy which is an iconic attribute of Mariamman. The statue is made of fine quality brass, and has amazing details throughout the statue with a golden yellow finish; indeed a splendid statue of Mariamman with details abound!
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