Goddess Saraswati , also called as Sharada, is shown playing Veena, the musical instrument. She is worshipped by students who want to seek knowledge in music, art, speech, wisdom, and learning.
Goddess Saraswati is invoked before the start of a school year to bless the students to develop skills and novel fields of investigation and creativity.
Goddess Saraswati along with Goddess Laxmi and Goddess Parvati are three major Devi’s in Hindu religion.
A river in India named as Saraswati, is often shown in her images, has gone underground. Vasanth Panchami, a festival that Hindus celebrate falls in the month of Magha, in Hindu calendar.