20" Tibetan Buddhist Mahamaya Devi - Mother of Shakyamuni Buddha In Brass | Handmade | Made In India

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Queen Mahamaya is profoundly revered in Tibetan Buddhist traditions because it was she, queen of the Shakya clan and wife of King Suddhodana, who gave birth to the Buddha. The birth of the Buddha is the stuff of folklore richly imbued with meaning. When the Queen was passing through the woods on her way to her father's for the final stages of her fateful pregnancy, in keeping with the custom of those days, she was struck by the natural beauty of a grove and ordered her maids to set up camp there.
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Item Code: ZAF01
Brass Statue
Height: 20 inch
Width: 6.5 inch
Depth: 4 inch
Weight: 4.06 kg
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Enamoured by the beckoning beauty of a saal tree in the grove, she reached out for a branch; no sooner had she done so than the pangs of childbirth overcame her and she delivered her baby right then and there. In this one-of-a-kind brass sculpture, the queen is depicted with an arm raised in a stylised dance pose, as if clutching at the branch of the saal tree for support. The tips of her thumb and forefinger brought together signify the beginningless and endless wheel of dharma, while the right leg brought before the left is characteristic of the Tibetan Buddhist goddess iconography she spawned. Note how skilfully one of her necklaces is skilfully made to descend over her gorgeous, maternally charged breasts. The saree draped snugly around her hips is embroidered with scrollwork; her composure of countenance bursts forth with maternal divinity, its proportions highly indicative of Nepalese sculpture; and her form is given a regal silver-like finish befitting of her queenship.

How to keep a Brass statue well-maintained?

Brass statues are known and appreciated for their exquisite beauty and luster. The brilliant bright gold appearance of Brass makes it appropriate for casting aesthetic statues and sculptures. Brass is a metal alloy composed mainly of copper and zinc. This chemical composition makes brass a highly durable and corrosion-resistant material. Due to these properties, Brass statues and sculptures can be kept both indoors as well as outdoors. They also last for many decades without losing all their natural shine.


Brass statues can withstand even harsh weather conditions very well due to their corrosion-resistance properties. However, maintaining the luster and natural beauty of brass statues is essential if you want to prolong their life and appearance.


  • The best and simplest way to maintain a brass statue is to clean it at least twice a week using a soft cloth or cotton rag. This will prevent dust from accumulating on the surface. Dusting is especially important for outdoor statues since it is prone to dust accumulation much more than indoors.



  • To give a natural shine and luster to the statue, you may apply coconut or olive oil using cotton on every portion. You can use a toothbrush to get to the small crevices but do not be too harsh. This will make the brass statue appear fresh and new with a polished look.

  • In case you have a colored brass statue, you may apply mustard oil using a soft brush or clean cloth on the brass portion while for the colored portion of the statue, you may use coconut oil with a cotton cloth. 


Brass idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses are especially known for their intricate and detailed work of art. Nepalese sculptures are famous for small brass idols portraying Buddhist deities. These sculptures are beautified with gold gilding and inlay of precious or semi-precious stones. Religious brass statues can be kept at home altars. You can keep a decorative brass statue in your garden or roof to embellish the area and fill it with divinity. 

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Q. Is the statue hollow or solid ?
    A. Brass statues are made through a process of clay casting, hence are hollow. Whereas, panchaloha bronze statues are made through a process of lost wax casting, hence they are solid.
  • Q. Can I see the original photo of the product ?
    A. For original pictures of the statue, kindly email us at help@exoticindia.com.
  • Q. Can I return the statue ?
    A. All returns must be postmarked within seven (7) days of the delivery date. All returned items must be in new and unused condition, with all original tags and labels attached. To know more please view our return policy.
  • Q. Can you customise the statue for me ?
    A. For any customisation, kindly email us at help@exoticindia.com.
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