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Significance of Gods, Goddesses on Lotus Flowers
Padma or Lotus Flower is revered with the gods Vishnu, Brahma, Kubera, and the goddesses Lakshmi, Saraswati, Bala, Gayatri etc. This is also considered as seed flower, from which the creator god Brahma was born. But, only the second Brahma …

Rangoli, Visible Cymatics & Inaudible Mantras
Rangoli, also known as Kolam or Muggu in south india, is a folk art in India in which patterns are created on the floor in or outside houses using materials such as rice flour, powder colors, white rock powder, flower …

Japanese Goddess Benzaiten is Saraswati
Japanese Goddess Benzaiten (弁才天, 弁財天) is a Japanese Buddhist goddess, who originated from the Hindu goddess Saraswati. Worship of Benzaiten arrived in Japan during the 6th through 8th centuries, mainly via the Chinese translations of the Sutra of Golden Light, …

Tracing the lost, dried River Saraswati
Saraswati (Sanskrit: सरस्वती नदी sárasvatī nadī) is the only Indian River of ancient times, which was referred to many times in Vedas. It was called Ambitame, Naditame, Devitame – the Best of mothers, Best of rivers and Best of goddesses …