Friday, September 3, 2010

Saraswati

Saraswati is the goddess of learning . All those who worship her is believed to confer wisdom and learning .As goddess of music and poetry she is revered alike by Hindus and Buddhist .she is generally represented seated,with Four or two arms. She holding and playing Bina with her two hands and in her other two arms she holds a copy of the vedas as well as prayer malas . she is of white colour and represents purity .Her mount is a peacock.


Musical instruments are also regarded as symbols of Saraswati. Saraswati is said to be the bestower of knowledge that dispels ignorance and unhappiness.


Saraswati is also referred to as Sharada the fountainhead of knowledge who leeds seekers from darkness to light and from ignorance to spiritual upliftment.