Benzaiten: Goddess of Everything that Flows. This is the Japanese name for the Hindu goddess Saraswati. She is the goddess of everything that flows: water, words, speech, eloquence, music and by extension knowledge.
A Khampa Tibetan girl in traditional ceremonial costume from Palyul county, with traditional headdress of strands of turquoise and gold. The costume and ornaments probably consist of much of the family's wealth and savings.