Gayatri According to sacred texts, Gayatri is Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, and the Vedas. Gayatri later came to be personified as a Goddess. She is the female aspect of Lord Brahma (the creator). She is shown as having five heads and is usually seated on a lotus which signifies rising above the murky waters. A Swan is her vehicle. Her dress is red, signifying wealth. She is wearing crowns on all five heads showing the lustre of Divine Light flowing into the heart of the aspirant. Four of her heads represent the four Vedas, the fifth head represents almighty God. In her ten hands she holds all the symbols of Lord Vishnu. The weapons held by the ten hands of Gayatri give divine protection; desired boons to the aspirant; and at the same time all the enemies and bad elements working unfavorably against the devotee are killed.
Gayatri represents the divine light that is common in all religions and is the most universal concept. She is the light of the underworld, earth and the heavens. She is multidimensional. Gayatri mantra is a subtle form of her energy.
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