Goddess Saraswathi is a Hindu goddess of Knowledge. She provides us human beings with a power of wisdom, learning, speech, creativity, and truth. She is also worshiped by many names though their basic characters remain unaltered. Some of her favorite names are Bharati, Chandrika, Chitraganda, Sanatani, Kadmbari, Vama, Medhavi, Mahamaya, Saudamani, Saumya, Savitri, Shakti, Sarada, Suprabha, Subhasini, Pragya, Padmakshi, Mahabhadra etc.
The goddess Saraswathi is often depicted as a beautiful woman dressed in pure white, She is often depicted sitting on a white lotus flower, which symbolizes supreme knowledge, truth and light. She not only embodies knowledge but also the experience of the highest reality. Goddess Saraswathi is always depicted with four hands representing with Mind, intellect, alertness, and ego. It is also believed the four arms also reflects the four Vedas (Earliest scriptures of Hindu tradition)- Rigveda, Atharvaveda, Samaveda, and Yajurveda. . The veena Goddess Saraswathi holds symbolizes harmony, intelligence and intellect. Goddess Saraswathi is always described riding a swan, as swan symbolizes the power to distinguish between good and bad, right and wrong.
Vasanth Panchami or Shree Panchami is the day dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi, it is believed she was born on Vasant Panchami, which is celebrated every year on the fifth day of the Hindu lunisolar month of Magha, Shukla Paksha, which falls in late January or early February. It is believed this day is auspicious for a starting any new beginning.
This Beautifully Hand carved Brass Statue of Goddess Saraswathi is made by Metal craft's man of Patan, Nepal. Its a perfect gift to symbolize new beginning in any areas of life, especially to children starting new adventure of learning and creativity.