The World of the Mind - Goddess Saraswat

Josef Fric

The World of the Mind


The book The World of the Mind
• Dedication
• Introduction
• The Fundamental Mistakes in One's Perception of the World
• Three Types of People According to Their State of Mind
• Ego - the Constructed Idea of the Mind "I Am a Body"
• The Main Sources of the Ego
• Is There a God in This View of the World?
• Dreams
• Miracles
• Happiness
• Love
• Is My Life Directed by Fate or My Own Will?
• Doubts
• Path to the Freedom
• Yoga
• Dhyana-yoga - The Path of Meditation
• Jnana-yoga - The Path of Knowledge
• Karma-yoga - The Path of Renunciation of Results of Actions
• Bhakti-yoga - The Path of Devotion
• God's Grace - The Self-experience
• The Guru
• The Properties of a Seeker
• Summary
• Recommended Methods and Literature
• Self-enquiry
• The Age of Demon Kali
• In Conclusion
• Literature
The book Siva and Parvati
The book Strange Dream

• Sri Ramana Asramam
• Sri Brahmam
• Athithi Asram
• Gurujee Ojaswee Sharma
• Sri Nanna Garu
• Amma
• Mahatma Gandhi
• Yogi Ram Surat Kumar
• Yoga in daily life
• ISKCON - Hare Krishna
• Yatharth Gita
• Bhagavad Gita
• Volvox Globator
• Sri Ramana Asramam
• TANGER computersystems

         Goddess Saraswat         

Goddess Saraswati


     Saraswati is shakti, the power and consort of Brahma the creator. Hence she is Mother of all creation. Saraswati means the flowing one. In Rgveda she represents a river and the deity presiding over it. Hence she is connected with fertility and purification. Her other names are : Sarada (giver of essence), Vagiswari (mistress of speech), Brahmi (wife of Brahma), Mahavidya (knowledge supreme). It is obvious that the concept of Saraswati in later literature is already here. The flowing one can represent speech also if is taken in allegorical sense. Perfect speech means power and intelligence.
     She is considered as the personification of all knowledge - arts, sciences, crafts and skills she has to be extraordinarily beautiful and graceful. Clad in spotless white apparel and seated on a lotus seat, she holds in her four hands Veena, rosary and book. She plays Veena, it means cultivation of fine arts. Rosary held in right hand symbolises all spiritual knowledge, austerity, meditation and repetition of divine names. By holding book in the left hand is she obviously teaching that spiritual sciences are more important then secular one.

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