Goddess Saraswati is the Goddess of Knowledge. She possesses the power of speech, wisdom and learning. She is the consort of Lord Brahma.
She is shown as dressed in white - a sign of purity and rides on a white goose.
She has four hands which represent four aspects of human personality in learning mind, alertness, intellect and ego.
She has sacred sculptures in one hand and the other hand holds a lotus - a symbol of true knowledge.
Her other two hands are shown playing veena (a stringed instrument), the music of love and life.
Read Saraswathi Mantras, the songs or shlokas for worshipping Goddess Saraswati.