from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The Hindu goddess of knowledge and the arts.
- proper n. A legendary river in the Rigveda.
- proper n. A female given name used in India.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The sakti or wife of Brahma; the Hindoo goddess of learning, music, and poetry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Hind. myth., the goddess of speech, music, arts, and letters.
On the last three nights, Goddess Saraswati is worshiped.
Lakshmi then called Saraswati and asked her to go to every house and ask the householders not to give food and water to Jagannath.
There is Edgar, a man who is trying to coax the spirit of John Wilkes Booth into an acceptable form of AI replacement, Pramesh, a former computer programmer who has been coerced into spending all his time with a sentient network know as Saraswati, and Rayvenn Moongold Stonewolf, a recent convert to paganism who is trying to persuade the marsh spirit to abandon its home before it is destroyed.
In that region also, O son of Pritha, is the river Saraswati, which is ever worshipped by the god, where, in days of yore, the Valikhilyas, O great king, performed sacrifices.
In a telephone interview Friday evening, Mr. Rai, 39, said he stumbled upon material that he found offensive about the Hindu goddess of learning, called Saraswati.
Most of them are in the so called Saraswati river valley hence, many insist on calling this culture as Sindhu-Saraswati culture.
Narinder Nanu/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Basant Panchami, which this year falls on Feb. 8, is also celebrated in many parts of India as Saraswati Puja in honor of the Hindu Goddess Saraswati, who symbolizes the constant flow of wisdom and the blossoming of nature.
Left, an artist painted an idol of Saraswati in Amritsar on Feb. 2, 2011.
Left, artists painted idols of the Hindu goddess Saraswati in Amritsar, India on Feb. 2, 2011.
It is owned by the deity, Padmanabha Swamy, said Swami Durganand Saraswati.