Saraswati - Gayatri, Savitri, Bag Devi

Saraswati - Gayatri, Savitri, Bag Devi

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Author: Chitralekha Singh
Prem Nath/
Publisher: Jaico
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 89
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8124201552


This book will be of interest to all those who seek true scriptural facts, to theosophists, scholars and artists.

Goddess Saraswati, related to Savitar (Sun) is one the trinity the other being Gayatri and Savitri or the Bag (Vak) Devi of the Vedas. Saraswati is the Goddess of learning, intelligence, wisdom, speech and is the consort of Brahma, the creator of the universe.

Tracing the heavenly origin of this Goddess, as a Vedic river Goddess, Puranic brahaminical Goddess, has been described in this book, in her different manifestations and various versions and as Maha Saraswati.

CONTENTS: Introduction * Saraswati: The Origin * Saraswati: The Goddess * The River Saraswati * Kurukshetra * Triple Divinities and Sun God * Dynamic Form of Sound * Maha Saraswati * Worship and Prayers * Festivals and Fairs * Learning and Literature * Pilgrimage, Temples and Shrines * Iconography, Sculpture and Paintings