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Brahma



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  • In Hinduism, Brahma is the god of creation.

  • Brahma is one of the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity, the others being Vishnu, the maintainer or preserver, and Shiva, the destroyer or transformer.

  • Brahma wears red clothes, and is traditionally depicted with four heads, four faces, and four arms. He may also be shown with a white (or occasionally black) beard, which is a sign of the eternal nature of his existence. Each of Brahma's four heads continually recites the Vedas, and in his hands he holds a scepter, a book, a string of prayer beads which uses to keep track of time in the universe, and the Vedas.

  • According to Hindu tradition, Brahma created the Vedas (the oldest Hindu scriptures).

  • Brahma's wife is Sarasvati.

  • Since Sarasvati is Vaac Devi (the Goddess of Speech), Brahmas is also known as "Vaagish", which means the "Lord of Speech and Sound".

  • According to the Brahma Purana, Brahma is father of Manu, and all human beings are descended from Manu.

  • In the ancient Indian epics Ramayana and Mahabharata, Brahma is often referred to as the great grandsire of all human beings.

Here are some statues of Lord Brahma:

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  • Made of polyresin, hand painted and polished.
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  • Size: 6.5 x 6 x 3 inches
  • Brass statue from India
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A glance at virtually any Indian sculpture reveals that Indian sculptors were really not infatuated with factually accurate Anatomical descriptions of the male or female form. Instead, they wished to show the body idealized in such a way that it became a vessel filled with the vital breath of life. An ideal vehicle for conveying inherent Divinity
Hindu Gods Statue Brahma Vishnu Mahesh Great Trinity 6 Inches
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  • Brass Sculpture of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva
  • Weight: 0.4 KG
  • Crafted in India
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The Trimurti ('three forms') is a concept in Hinduism "in which the cosmic functions of creation, maintenance, and destruction are personified by the forms of Brahma the creator, Vishnu the maintainer or preserver, and Shiva the destroyer or transformer." These three deities have been called "the Hindu triad" or the "Great Trinity". Of the three members of the Trimurti, the Bhagavata Purana, which espouses the Vaishnavite viewpoint, explains that the greatest benefit can be had from Vishnu.
Vedic Vaani Vedic Brahma Statue
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  • Size: 4 x 3.25 inches
  • Brass Statue from India
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A glance at virtually any Indian sculpture reveals that Indian sculptors were really not infatuated with factually accurate Anatomical descriptions of the male or female form. Instead, they wished to show the body idealized in such a way that it became a vessel filled with the vital breath of life. An ideal vehicle for conveying inherent Divinity



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