Lord Brahma is one of the gods in the Hindu trinity. The others are Shiva
. Brahma is the creator of everything in the world including Agni (Fire),
(Sun). Brahma is considered
(self-manifest) and eternal.
This four-faced god, each face representing a Veda
, has four hands carrying sacrificial tools. Other names are Prajapati, Brhaspathi and Brahmanaspati. He is seated on a lotus which is a symbol of glorious existence. The lotus seat is often depicted as rooted in the navel of Lord Vishnu, reclining on Adi Sesha. The swan, well-known for its judgment of good and bad, is Brahma's mount.
is his divine consort.
There is no cult or school of worship dedicated to Brahma. A legend goes that he was cursed to oblivion. He has but one solitary temple at Pushkar, Rajasthan and some small shrines across the country.