Durgai or Durga is one of the most popular representations of the mother goddess in India, a concept which predates institutionalised religion and has parallels across the world. Durga is worshipped in several avatars and she symbolises the triumph of good over evil. She is one of the Hinduism’s most popular deities, a protector of all that is good and harmonious in the world. Sitting astride a lion or tiger, the multi-limbed Durga battles the forces of evil in the world.


  • Title: Goddess Durga
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Creator Nationality: Indian
  • Date: 18th Century
  • Date Created: 1810-12
  • Location Created: Tamil Nadu, India
  • Type: Wood carving/artifact
  • External Link: http://www.sgmf.co.in/

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