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'''Sarasvati''' (Skt. Sarasvatī; Tib. ''Yangchenma''; [[Wyl.]] ''dbyangs can ma'') -  
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'''Sarasvati''' (Skt. ''Sarasvatī''; Tib. ''Yangchenma''; [[Wyl.]] ''dbyangs can ma'') -  
  
 
#the goddess of learning, often depicted as white in colour and playing a lute, or
 
#the goddess of learning, often depicted as white in colour and playing a lute, or
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==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[http://www.lotsawahouse.org/school/sarasvati_praise.html The Sweet Sound of Perfect Joy: A Praise to the Goddess Sarasvati by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö]
 
*[http://www.lotsawahouse.org/school/sarasvati_praise.html The Sweet Sound of Perfect Joy: A Praise to the Goddess Sarasvati by Jamyang Khyentse Chökyi Lodrö]
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*[http://www.himalayanart.org/pages/sarasvati/index.html Sarasvati: Goddess of Eloquence outline page at Himalayan Art Resources]
  
 
[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category:Buddhas and Deities]]
 
[[Category:Tara]]
 
[[Category:Tara]]

Revision as of 16:12, 21 May 2009

Sarasvati (Skt. Sarasvatī; Tib. Yangchenma; Wyl. dbyangs can ma) -

  1. the goddess of learning, often depicted as white in colour and playing a lute, or
  2. one of the Twenty-One Taras, also white in colour; peaceful and smiling, she holds a lotus upon which is a mirror marked which the syllable Hrī.

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