Hindu Mythology Meme | Gods/Goddesses 1/10: Saraswati
Saraswati is revered as the font and giver of knowledge, eloquence, wisdom, literature, and the arts. Her name is composed of the Sanskrit roots “Sara”, or essence, and “swa”, or self. Thus collectively, her name means “the essence of the self”. All of the imagery associated with her symbolizes the purity and longevity of knowledge, as well as its superiority over ignorance and vanity.