Goddess Saraswati is always referred to as extremely beautiful, fair complexioned, four-armed, ever youthful and gracious looking. Attributes which the skilled sculptor has definitely rendered with dexterity here. Each of the four hands hold a typical implement, expressing the Goddess's symbolic significance:
In her upper right hand she holds a rosary, associating her with the chanting of the divine name.
The upper right arm supports a book, signifying that she is the Goddess of learning and wisdom.
The remaining two hands play upon her vina, firmly establishing her as the patron deity of all arts.