Brahma,(brih = to lord, One who rules over all; brihi = to develop, multiply, One who has created the world and multiplies it). The post-Vedic form of Prajapati, the creator God of the world and Gods (deva), is the first
aspect of the Trimurti. He is the balance between two opposite principles
centripetal and centrifugal, symbolized by Vishnu (preservation) and
Shiva (destruction) respectively. Brahma personifies creation. He
is depicted seated on a lotus flower, the stem of which emerges from
Vishnu's navel.Brahma has four heads and
hands. In his hands he folds a sceptre,a lotus, a spoon,the Veda,
a rosary and a bowl of holy water.
In the last centuries his worship is practically disappeared,only a few temples are dedicated to him.
His consort is Saraswati. His Vahana (vehicle) is Hamsa, a swan.