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  1. Saraswati(ProperNoun)

    The Hindu goddess of knowledge and the arts.

  2. Saraswati(ProperNoun)

    A legendary river in the Rigveda.

  3. Saraswati(ProperNoun)

    used in India.

  4. Origin: From सरस्वती.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saraswati(noun)

    the sakti or wife of Brahma; the Hindoo goddess of learning, music, and poetry

  2. Origin: [Skr. Sarasvat.]


  1. Saraswati

    Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts and science. She is the companion of Brahma, also revered as his Shakti. It was with her knowledge that Brahma created the universe. She is a part of the trinity of Saraswati, Lakshmi and Parvati. All the three forms help the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva in the creation, maintenance and destruction of the Universe. The Goddess is also revered by believers of the Jain religion of west and central India. Saraswati is known as a guardian deity in Buddhism who upholds the teachings of Gautama Buddha by offering protection and assistance to practitioners. She is known in Burmese as Thurathadi or Tipitaka Medaw, in Chinese as Biàncáitiān, in Japanese as Benzaiten and in Thai as Surasawadee. In the East Indian states of Bihar, West Bengal, and Odisha, Saraswati is considered to be a daughter of Durga along with her brothers Ganesha and Karthikeya. In some Puranas, she is the sister of Shiva.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saraswati in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saraswati in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vesla Tonnessen:

    Prakashanand Saraswati'd tell me to go lock the door, and then Prakashanand Saraswati'd pull me onto the bed and kiss me and ask me to unhook my bra.

  2. Vesla Tonnessen:

    We always felt as kids that Prakashanand Saraswati seemed like an Indian version of Santa Claus, prakashanand Saraswati was very affectionate with everybody, and then the kids, Prakashanand Saraswati was really, like, cuddly and Prakashanand Saraswati'd give you hugs and kisses that just felt like your grandpa. But then sometime Prakashanand Saraswati kisses got weird.

Images & Illustrations of saraswati

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