Maa Saraswati – the Goddess of Learning
Devi Sarasvati is the goddess of knowledge, music and Arts. The name Sarasvati comes from “saras” means Flow, and wati “a women”. So sarasvati is the symbol of Knowledge. Goddess Saraswati is the consort of Brahma the Creator and is worshipped as the goddess of learning, wisdom, speech, and music. Hindus offer prayer to Saraswati before beginning any intellectual pursuit, and in Hinduism students are encouraged to offer prayers to her during the school/college.