- 1 How was Saraswati born?
- 2 What is the another name of Goddess Saraswati?
- 3 Is goddess Saraswati married?
- 4 Why is Saraswati called Bagdevi?
- 5 Who cursed Saraswati River?
- 6 Is Lakshmi sister of Shiva?
- 7 Are Lakshmi and Saraswati sisters?
- 8 What is the star of goddess Saraswati?
- 9 Who is the father of Saraswati?
- 10 Who is Saraswati Mata husband?
- 11 How many wives did Brahma have?
- 12 Why did kartikeya not marry?
- 13 Who is the husband of Goddess Gayatri?
- 14 Why do we wear yellow on Basant Panchami?
- 15 Why is Brahma not Worshipped?
How was Saraswati born?
According to Hindu tradition, Brahma was one of the three gods of the trimurti (trinity), the one who created the universe. To remedy the situation, Brahma created Saraswati (who was born from his mouth) as the incarnation of knowledge. Saraswati helped Brahma add order to the world.
What is the another name of Goddess Saraswati?
Saraswati is the goddess of wisdom, learning, arts, and career in Hinduism. She is the consort of Brahma, the creator. Names of goddess Saraswati.
|Saraswati||Goddess of Knowledge|
|Mahabhadra||The Supremely Auspicious one|
|Mahamaya||The one who envelops the universe with illusion|
|Varaprada||The merciful one who gives boons|
Is goddess Saraswati married?
Saraswati is a river, on the banks which Sages wrote Veda. Saraswati is married to Brahma. Still, Saraswati Devi is flowing invisibly in Triveni Sangam. Saraswati is neither the daughter of Brahma nor the wife of Vishnu.
Why is Saraswati called Bagdevi?
She is also worshipped as “Vidyadatri”, the Goddess who provides knowledge, “Veenapani/ Binapani”, the Goddess carrying Veena in her hands, Hansavahini, Goddess who sits on a swan and Bagdevi, the Goddess of speech. The word Saraswati comes from two words, Saras meaning flow and Wati, she who has.
Who cursed Saraswati River?
It was sage Durvasa’s curse to Goddess Saraswati to be born as a human being that brought in its wake a series of events leading to the establishment of the Sarada temple at Sringeri, pointed out Sri K. Ramamurthy in a lecture.
Is Lakshmi sister of Shiva?
Mukul K Jha, A life-long student and practitioner of the Hindu Religion. To the best of my knowledge (Hinduism being a vast ocean at that) Laxmi is not considered Shiva’s sister. Each then created a pair of sibling deities, viz Parvati and Vishnu, Brahma and Lakshmi, Shiva and Saraswati.
Are Lakshmi and Saraswati sisters?
Goddesses Lakshmi, Saraswati and Parvati are the wives of Lord Vishnu the preserver, Lord Brahma the creator and Lord Mahadeva the destroyer respectively. They are like sisters but not sisters. Goddess Lakshmi blesses with fortune and wealth. Goddess Saraswati symbolises knowledge.
What is the star of goddess Saraswati?
She brings in Her hands a Veena (symbolising the arts) and a lotus (or a parchment – symbolising learning), and a rosary. Her ‘vahana’ (vehicle) is a swan (or a peacock). Moola nakshatram is the star of Sri Saraswati Devi, who designed and planned ‘yuddha tantra’ (war plan) for goddess Durga Devi to fight Mahishasura.
Who is the father of Saraswati?
The effulgent beauty and sharp intelligence of Saraswati enamoured Her father Brahma so much that He was determined to make His own daughter His consort. But Brahma’s incestuous infatuation to His daughter miffed Saraswati so much that She became desperate to avert Her father’s lustful gaze.
Who is Saraswati Mata husband?
Marriage. There are a couple of variations regarding Saraswati’s spouse, but most feature Brahma as her husband. In one tradition, Saraswati married Brahma after she helped him form the universe. Another legend claims that she was first married to Vishnu, the preserver god of the trimurti.
How many wives did Brahma have?
Lord Brahma had two wives namely Saraswati and Gayatri. Here, we detail in the story of how Brahma got married to them. According to descriptions found in the Puranas, Lord Brahma divided his body into two parts. The female part took the form of Saraswati.
Why did kartikeya not marry?
Born to Kill Tarakasura Hence, he would not have a son without a wife. However, it is believed that Lord Murugan manifested for the sole purpose of killing Tarakasura. Tarakasura knew very well that Lord Shiva was an ascetic and he thought he would not marry or have children. Hence, he would be invincible.
Who is the husband of Goddess Gayatri?
Gayatri is often associated with Savitr, a solar deity in the vedas.
|Festivals||Gayatri Jayanti, Saraswati puja|
|Consort||Brahma according to most Puranic texts SadaShiva according to Saivite Texts|
Why do we wear yellow on Basant Panchami?
The main reason for yellow being the dominant colour of Basant Panchami is said to be that the occasion is being celebrated at a time when bright yellow flowers of the ripe mustard plants can be spotted in the fields of rural India. Also, several flowers of this season are yellow including marigold, daffodils etc.
Why is Brahma not Worshipped?
Lord Shiva admonished Brahma for demonstrating behaviour of an incestuous nature and chopped off his fifth head for ‘unholy’ behaviour. Since Brahma had distracted his mind from the soul and towards the cravings of the flesh, Shiva’s curse was that people should not worship Brahma.