What function does Brahma have?
How many heads/arms does he have and what do they represent?
Four - represent four vedas, four varnas, four ashramas
What does Brahma give?
Knowledge of arts, sciences and wisdom
What is Brahma’s vahana?
Who is Brahman’s consort?
What is Saraswati connected with?
What is Saraswati goddess of?
Learning - often recieve prayers before exams etc.
What is Saraswati part of?
What are Saraswati’s vahanas?
Peacock and swan
What function does Vishnu have?
Ever present and all pervading
How did Vishnu appear on earth?
Through avatars to save humankind from disasters, to restore dharma and destroy evil
How many avatars does Vishnu have?
10, most popular are Rama and Krishna
What is Vishnu’s vahana?
Garuda the eagle
Who is Vishnu’s consort?
What is Lakshmi the goddess of?
What is Lakshmi’s special day called?
Lakshmi-puja, day for good fortune throughout the year, during Diwali
What function does Shiva have?
What title does Shiva have?
Natajara, Lord of the Dance who controls order of the universe
What is Shiva god of?
Regeneration and sexuality