DEVI - The Consorts
Watercolor Pencils, Sharpie, Acrylics on handmade paper
In this Sketch I have shown Devi with little glimpses/tidbits of her three avatars as Saraswati, Laxmi and Parvati.
SARASWATI -Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of learning, knowledge, music and the Arts. Saraswati has also been identified with and likened to the Vedic Saraswati River. She is the consort of Brahma, the Hindu god of creation.Sometimes a peacock is shown beside the goddess. The peacock represents arrogance and pride over its beauty, and by having a peacock as her mount, the Goddess teaches Hindus not to be concerned with external appearance and to be wise regarding the eternal truth.
LAXMI -Lakshmi is the Consort of Sri Maha Vishnu, Lakshmi personifies riches, wealth, loveliness, grace, beauty, charm, splendour and lustre.Lakshmi's vahana (vehicle), the Owl (or the Ulooka in Sanskrit) is a bird that signifies wisdom and that sleeps through the day and prowls through the night. This is because i...