Gayatri Mantra Prayer Analysis

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15. Prayers. a. "Gayatri Mantra" is one of the most prominent prayers of Hindus. Who is worshipped in this prayer? a. Sun b. Moon c. Vishnu d. Shiva Surya is picturized as a red-man having four arms and three eyes, riding a chariot which is pu;;ed by seven mares. He holds flowers called water lilies with his two hands. b. An important exam's coming up, and I am really unprepared. I start praying to the Hindu goddess of knowledge to bless me so that I may pass. What is her name? Urbashi Yamuna Saraswati Ganga Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts and science. She is the daughter of Durga along with Lakshmi, Ganesha and Karthik. It is considered in some religious texts that her knowledge helped Brahma to create the universe. Urbashi/Urvashi is an apsara who used to entertain the gods by her dancing skills during the meeting of Gods in Heaven.…show more content…
The morning courier brings in happy news for Aditya. He has received the contract for construction of a multiplex. He bows his head down and prays to the Hindu god of workmanship and industry so that he may succeed. Who is Aditya praying to? Vishwakarma Agni Shiva Narasimha Vishwakarma is the god of workmanship and industry. He is responsible for building the weapons of gods and also their chariots. His most famous creation, perhaps, is the island city of Lanka in the epic Ramayana. He also trained Nala, the ape who helped to build a bridge from the continent of India to the island of Lanka. f. Some farmers are really unhappy due to drought conditions. They keep on praying to the god of water to help them out. What is his name? Agnidev Varundev Upula Vishwamitra Varundev is the god of sky, rainfall, seas and oceans. He has a weapon named Varunastra which is like a lasso. His ride is the crocodile, Makara. In the Vedic periods, he was also considered to be the god of law and the
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