Goddess Saraswati May 26, 2016 By Michael Leave a Comment Goddess Saraswati is the Hindu Goddess of knowledge, wisdom, music and arts. She is the oldest mentioned Goddess in the Rig Vedas. She is also mentioned in the Rig Vedas as the Best Mother. The word Saraswati also is known as “one who leads to essence of self-knowledge”. Prayer/Mantra: Sri Sarasvatyai Namaha.