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Title: Nepālī Janajīvanamā Devī Sarasvatīko Sthān: Eka Adhyayan
Language of title: Nepali
Author/Creator: Dhanavajra Vajrācārya
One Sentence Summary: The article discusses the importance of the goddess Saraswati in Nepalese society.

Description: The article discusses the importance of the goddess Saraswati in Nepalese society. The worshipping of the goddess Saraswati can be traced even in the period of Licchavi. Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge and wisdom. On the Basanta Panchami the goddess Saraswati is especially worshipped, and on the same day Buddhists celebrate the birthday of Manjushri. The article includes illustrations of sculptures of the goddess Saraswati at different places, such as Lazimpat, and compares the difference in the carved sculptures. It includes 5 leaves of plates. (Rajeev Ranjan Singh 2007-01-21)

Publisher Place: Kirtipur, Nepal
Publisher: Center for Nepal and Asian Studies
Normalized publisher place: Kathmandu
Publisher country: Nepal
Publisher URL: http://www.cnastu.org.np/
Published Date: 1980-12
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/contributions/CNAS_08_01_09.pdf
Subject: Saraswati
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Nepal -- Contributions to Nepalese Studies -- (1980) Vol. 8, no. 1
Cultural Coverage: Nepal
Language: Nepali
Source: Contributions to Nepalese Studies
Source Editor: Madhav Raj Pande
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 8
Source Number: 1
Source Page Numbers: 189-206
ISBN/ISSN: 3767574

Means of availability: Available online as a PDF within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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Resource Type: Article
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