Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
looking to the right direction, depicting positive thinking based on the values of truth.
Universally, Saraswati is known as the goddess of knowledge and art. Embodied as a beautiful woman as a symbol that science
is something beautiful and attractive. In her hands she brings:
*Book/Lontar Leaf symbolizing knowledge
*Mandolin symbolizing art and culture
*Aksamala/Rosary/Tasbih beads symbolizing unlimited knowledge
*Lotus flower symbolizing holiness
*Swan symbolizing wisdom
Erected 2013 by Embassy of Indonesia.
Location. 38° 54.619′ N, 77° 2.749′ W. Marker is in Northwest, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Massachusetts Avenue, NW west of 20st Street, NW. Click for map. Embassy Row. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2020 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20036, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James G. Blaine Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Development in the neighborhood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Before the city built a bridge Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Society of the Cincinnati (about 600 feet away); Cosmos Club (about 600 feet away); The first houses south and west of Dupont Circle (about 700 feet away); Samuel Francis Du Pont (about 700 feet away).
More about this marker. The marker and statue are on the lawn, east of the Embassy of Indonesia - between the Indonesian driveway and that of the adjacent Embassy of Portugal.
Also see . . .
1. Saraswati. (Submitted on February 18, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. A Hindu Goddess Blesses Embassy Row. (Submitted on February 18, 2014, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Hinduism
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.