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Hindu Statues: The God Brahma and his Attributes
Although not from the earliest
Vedic period, Brahma is the
Hindu creator god, holding the
balance in a “trinity” (Trimurti)
with Vishnu and Siva by the late
1st century BCE. Today he has
few temples dedicated to him,
but his image is in all those for
Vishnu and Siva.
1 Four faces standing for the
four quarters of the universe
2 Sacrificial ladle
3
4
5
6
String beads for prayer
Four Vedas (scriptures)
Jar of Ganges’ water
Lotus throne (all gods sit or
stand on one)