Ushnishavijaya is revered as aof longevity. She is also the “guardian of wisdom” and the “mother of all ”. With her three faces and eight arms, she can accomplish much. Originally she held a sling, a bow, and an arrow to ward off evil spirits and destroy feelings of , hate, and envy. Her two outstretched hands offer protection and help.
This figure is quite lavish: thethrone is gilded, the figure is made of silver, the hair is painted, and the jewellery consists of inset turquoise and coral.