She is the goddess of wisdom and the arts.
The Goddess is the symbol of the vedic culture, settled in the Saptasindhu region,
on the banks of the river Sarasvati. She is called Mother of the Veda, creator of Sanskrit language
and Devanagari letters, at last creator of the Word, Vach . She is the portector of fine-arts and sciences. She brings in her
hands a Vina (symbolising the arts) and a lotus (or a parchment - symbolising learning)and a rosary .
Her Vahana (vehicle) is a swan (or a peacock).
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