Hindu Mythology

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SARASVATI

Hindu Education Goddess

Also known as Saraswati

Picture of the Hindu Education Goddess Sarasvati from our Hindu mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Mother Goddess of Learning and Creative Artistry

She rides a peacock or swan or sits on a lotus and is rather desirable to look at apart from having four arms. But she’s not just a pretty face — she’s into all the arts including Poetry, Music and Writing.

She is said to inhabit libraries, so the extra arms must be useful for replacing books on shelves.

Sarasvati Facts and Figures

Name: Sarasvati
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Saraswati

Gender: Female
Type: Goddess
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present

In charge of: Education
Area of expertise: Education

Good/Evil Rating: GOOD, quite approachable
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Article last revised on September 18, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders

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