Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are probably most famous in Hindu stories, but I'd like to also know if there are any books like the upanishads that describe the leelas of mother Saraswati?

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    There is a Tantric form of Goddess Saraswati known as Goddess Matangi. I think there should be some Tantra book on her.
    – TheLittleNaruto
    Dec 30, 2019 at 17:21
  • Are you looking for any particular language version like English or Hindi?
    – TheLittleNaruto
    Dec 30, 2019 at 18:04
  • @TheLittleNaruto , anything at all that tells the vedic or ancient stories of mother , i.e. one that is not based on human imagination
    – juztcode
    Dec 31, 2019 at 3:33
  • There is no dedicated authentic book for Devi Saraswati. She appears in Devi-Bhagavata Purana, Rig Vida, and few other. As stated in answer there is this medieval text alone. Actually, Saraswati is a personal of veda themselves. So, it is more or else symbolic in nature.
    – Ubi.B
    Jan 5, 2020 at 9:39
  • @UbiBhatt , what is the devi bhagwat purana? Is it different from bhagwat gita?
    – juztcode
    Jan 5, 2020 at 13:08

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Yes, there is Sarasvati-rahasya Upanishad which means “the Secret Knowledge of the Wisdom Goddess” This is the medieval era text and one of the minor Upanishads of Hinduism. It is classified under the eight Shakta Upanishads and Krishna Yajurveda. It's text worships Sarasvati form of Shakti which is Hindu goddess of arts, music and learning.

These manuscripts are also entitled as Sarasvati Upanisad, Saraswati Rahasyopnisad, Sarasvatyupanishad and Sarasvatirahasyopanisad.

  • is it only a few pages: sanskritdocuments.org/doc_upanishhat/sarasvati_upan.pdf ?(the saraswati rashasyaupanishad) or is there a more story form ? A bit larger text perhaps?
    – juztcode
    Dec 31, 2019 at 3:40
  • Yes..it is complete 47 verses in total..you can check its complete english translation here astrojyoti.com/sarasvatirahasyaupanishad-3.htm Dec 31, 2019 at 4:45
  • do you happen to know anything of the story where rishi Durvasha cursed mother saraswati .... I was also looking for that story of which I only remember little since I had seen it somewhere years ago ......... I wonder if the story belongs to some upanishads?
    – juztcode
    Dec 31, 2019 at 11:02
  • Are you talking of Sage Durvasa’s curse to Goddess Saraswati to be born as a human being? Dec 31, 2019 at 12:52
  • I just remember the part that he gave the curse, since I saw this many years ago I sort of have forgotten. But it seems you happen to know of it and there must have been a story that followed (maybe in a book perhaps?). Could you please include that in your answer?
    – juztcode
    Dec 31, 2019 at 14:28

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