Top 8 Most Famous Saraswati Temples in India

Goddess Saraswati is one of the trinity devi or Tridevi of Saraswati, Lakshmi and Parvati. She is the goddess of learning, knowledge, music and wisdom, The goddess Saraswati depicted as a beautiful woman with Veena and Peacock.

There are very few temples of goddess Saraswati in India and in some regions, she is part of the Devi Mahatmya mythology Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Mahasaraswati.

Gnana Saraswati Temple, Telangana


Gnana Saraswati Temple at Basar of Telangana is one of the two most famous Saraswati temples in India, located on the banks of Godavari river.

Saraswathi Devi Sakthipeeth, Jammu & Kashmir

Saraswathi Devi Sakthipeeth is situated near the Line of Control in Kashmir. The abandoned temple is known as Sharada Peeth and one of the 18 Maha Shakti Peetha in India.

Shringeri Sharadamba Temple, Karnataka

Shringeri Sharadamba Temple in the holy town of Sringeri is dedicated to goddess Saraswati, on the banks of the Tunga river. The Sharadamba Temple was adopted by the Shringeri matha, established by Adi Shankara.

Panachikkadu Temple, Kerala

Panachikkadu Temple in Kottayam is the most prominent Saraswati temples in Kerala, also known as the Dakshana Mookambika.

Dakshina Mookambika Temple, Kerala

Dakshina Mookambika Temple at North Paravur is famous Saraswati temple in Kerala, located at Ernakulam district of Kerala.

Koothanur Saraswati Temple, Tamil Nadu

Saraswathi Temple at Koothanur is the only temple dedicated to goddess Saraswathy in Tamilnadu, located near to Kumbakonam in the village of Koothanoor.

Sri Vidya Saraswati Temple, Telangana

Sri Vidya Saraswati Temple also known as Wargal Saraswati Temple is one of the most popular temple of Saraswati in Telangana state.

Kaleswaram Maha Saraswathi Temple, Telangana

Shree Maha Saraswathi Temple at Kaleshwaram is popularly known as Southern Indian Kashi, located at the juncture of the rivers and the site is also home to temple of God Lord Shiva.

– Saraswati Puja/Vasant Panchami

Saraswati Puja or Vasant Panchami is the festival dedicated to goddess of knowledge, wisdom, music and arts. Vasant Panchami spring festival is dedicated to goddess Saraswati, celebrated in various ways in the months of January or February.

– वसन्त ऋतु (Spring) – March & April

The festival mostly celebrated by Hindus in various ways and the spring seasons is known as Vasanta Ritu in Hindi. Vasant Panchami is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati and the festival is celebrated in the Indian subcontinent to marks the the arrival of spring season.

Saraswati River

Sarasvati River is one of the 7 most sacred rivers in Hinduism. Triveni Sangam at Allahabad is the place of confluence of the three rivers flowing together of the Ganges and Yamuna rivers and Saraswati River.

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