Goddess Saraswati is depicted as a beautiful woman dressed in pure white representing purity; sits on a white swan symbolizing knowledge and truth, her four hands holding a veena through the strings of which flows all creativity and art form and a book symbolizing the Vedas the original source of all knowledge ; a sphatik mala representing the power of meditation and a pot of sacred water having rejuvenative and purifying powers. Saraswati in Art In Hindu art, Saraswati is usually depicted as a graceful youth with white skin. Some texts also prove that Brahma used to collect his semen in a pot whenever he masturbated fixing his eyes on the celestial beauty Urvasi. Saraswati is offered sweets that are given away as prasad to all people attending the ritual worship. Indra, for going forth to find the bride — he would be captured, detained and ill-treated by his enemies.
She is the one who is capable of eliminating ignorance and bestow intelligence. May you fully remove my lethargy, sluggishness, and ignorance. He brought her to Brahma and they were duly married. When she played the veena, he heard the soothing music amidst the roar of commotion. It disturbed the serenity of the cosmos and roused Shiva, the supreme ascetic from his meditation. As shared earlier I was having a traumatic married life and was being victimized verbally by husband.
The oceans stuffed and seasons modified. Sanskrit: सरस्वती, Sarasvatī Mother Saraswati is the Goddess of Learning. His longing for her increased and he started looking at her constantly. Saraswati Devi is the goddess of speech, arts, music, knowledge, and mind power. The Gayatri mantra composed in this triplet form is the most famous.
Saraswati Mantra — This mantra is chanted by students before they start studying for their exams so that Maa blesses them with the power of memory and concentration. Mahasaraswati Mantra Om Aing Mahasaraswatyai Namah Meaning: Salutations to Goddess Maha Saraswati 5. Immediately she cursed everyone present — Brahma, for setting a miserable example for the mankind ie, the example being — getting a new bride when the first wife was very much alive Â — no man would worship him except for one day every year. As a practice, only educated people worship her for knowledge and wisdom. Saivite texts identify Gayatri as the consort of , in his highest form of with five heads and ten hands. Saraswati Namasthubhyam , Varade Kamarupini Vidhyarambam Karishyami , Siddhir Bavathume Sadha 13.
To avoid his gaze, Saraswati started moving from one side to another even flied on top but Brahma started looking towards her without turning his head, but creating heads all around, total of five heads. I always tried searching happiness through others and just tried saving my marriage by getting victimized. Mother will help you, no doubt. She cursed Brahma by saying he would only be worshipped once in a year. Another source is Saivite texts identifying Gayatri, the consort of.
By reciting this Saraswati Mantra one becomes famous by acquiring lot of knowledge. There are many more theories about her origin. This shows how powerful the blessing of goddess Saraswati can actually be. She was therefore lovely, that Brahma wished to espouse her. Saraswati Tryakshar Mantra ऐं रुं स्वों॥ Aim Rum Svom॥ 4.
In order to see her from any direction, he grew 3 other heads. Mantra for Knowledge: Reciting this mantra will increase the mental capability and will considerably increase the knowledge gain. Śiva in art: a study of Śaiva iconography and miniatures. Many years later Brahma wanted to conduct a yagya where he invited all the Gods. They are so beautiful and made to such a nice design! Some say that she is the daughter of Lord Shiva and goddess Durga. Saraswati's birthday, , is a Hindu festival celebrated every year on the fifth day of the bright fortnight of the lunar month of Magha. The Saraswati River modern name: Sarsuti , just like the River, flows from the Himalaya and is considered a sacred source of purification, fertility, and good fortune for those who bathe in her waters.
Alternatively, she may be shown riding her vehicle vahana , either a swan or goose. If you please the Goddess Saraswati she can grant you with a lot of knowledge and talents. Pre-school children are given their first lesson in reading and writing on this day. It appears with five faces and ten hands holding, sword, lotus, trident, disc, skull, Varada in left and goad, noose, a manuscript, the and Abhaya in right. Meaning: I plead to Goddess Saraswati who is fair in color, the first and foremost divine energy, who is present in the world in the form of knowledge, who wields a Veena, Vedas, Sfatik rosary in her hands and one of whose hands is raised in blessing. Statues of the goddess are dressed in white clothes and are worshiped by devotees adorned with white garments. The deity is a paragon of knowledge and there is an interesting story of Saraswati Maa.