Goddess Saraswathi: Saraswati, goddess of knowledge and the arts, embodies the wisdom of Devi. She is wife of Lord Brahma, wears the white sari that reflects her essential purity, her rejection of all that is base and materialistic. She is the dawn-goddess whose rays dispel the darkness of ignorance, to realize her one must go beyond the pleasures of the senses and rejoice in the serenity of the spirit.