Lord Brahma

lord brahma
Lord Brahma is the first of the Hindu Trinity .He is the creator of the Universe and all beings.He is the lord who created fire(Agni,Air(vayu) in the atmosphere and Sun(surya) in the sky.

It is belived that Lord Brahma was born from the supreme Being Brahmam and the femal Power known as Maya.Wishing to create the world and Universe,Lord Brahmam first created the water,then he placed a seed in it.This seed grown in to a Golden egg, from which Brahma appeared.Due to this reason Brahma is also known as "Hiranya garbha".Brahma was also belived to be born from the lotus flower which grew from the navel of Lord Vishnu.

Lord Brahma has four hands each of this four hands represents a meaning in them.One hand holds a srava(sacrificial tool),Knowledge(vedas),kamandalal(water pot) and a rosary respectively.Lord Brahma will be seen sitting on a lotus flower, which represents glorious existence.He has a vehicle Goose(hans) which represents the judgement for Good and bad.His consort is Goddess Saraswati,who is goddess of Knowledge,speech and learning.