Hindu Goddess Saraswati: Origin, Story & Facts

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In the Hindu tradition, Saraswati was the wife (or consort) of which god?

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1. Most of the sacred texts of Hinduism are written in _____; Saraswati has been credited for the creation of this language.

2. In depictions of Saraswati, she is typically seen riding on a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you know about Saraswati. Answer quiz questions on specific topics that include who Saraswati was the consort of and a language she created.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out what you know about these key points:

  • The way Saraswati is usually depicted
  • The objects she holds in her four hands
  • Saraswati's role in helping to create the universe

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Saraswati
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how she's usually depicted and what she's holding in her hands
  • Making connections - use understanding of the sacred texts in Hinduism and how they're associated with Saraswati

Additional Learning

You can learn more with the lesson called Hindu Goddess Saraswati: Origin, Story & Facts. These points will be highlighted:

  • The reason Saraswati was created in Hindu tradition
  • One story about Saraswati where she married Vishnu
  • Gayatri as a character in Hinduism
  • Importance of Saraswati and analysis of her symbolism
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