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Saraswati is the beloved Hindu goddess of knowledge, music and the arts. Originating as a river goddess of the ancient Harappan Civilization, she transcended her earthly origins to become the very embodiment of culture and civilization.
Pictured here is an 18th Century Thangka from the Khan Region of Eastern Tibet depicting Saraswati. Mineral pigments and gold on cloth. From the Nasli and Alice Heeramaneck Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.