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Hindu Goddess of Education

Goddess Saraswati Statue With Barack Obama Symbolizes Relationship Between Indonesia and the U.S.

Mike Ghouse | Posted 08.19.2013 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

The Indonesian Embassy in Washington D.C. has expressed her relationship with the United States in the most unique way -- by building a statue of Saraswati, the iconic representation of education in Hindu tradition on their grounds.

A Statue Grows In D.C.

Alissa Stern | Posted 07.29.2013 | Religion
Alissa Stern

When Dino Djalal, the Ambassador from Indonesia, the country with the largest Muslim population in the world, wanted to give a gift to Washington, D.C., he chose a statue of a Hindu goddess.