Gods Goddesses Legends Myths: Sarasvati/Saraswati, the Hindu of Knowledge, is the consort of the Brahma and Mother of the Vedas. In this picture, she is holding a musical instrument and sitting atop a swan on a lotus flower.
Original Selection: A round, red bindi worn by women on their forheads. Initially, women applied sindoor but nowadays a stick-on is more common. Its significance is that of a third eye chakra, around which the unvierse is centered.