Hindu God Brahma's Appearance
- Lord Brahma wears red clothes
- Pictured with four heads, four faces and four arms
- Sometimes pictured with a white beard
- God Brahma holds no weapons
- One of his hands holds a scepter in the form of a spoon
- Holds a string of prayer beads
- He holds a Vedas and also sometimes a lotus flower
- The Rosary is a symbol that was used in the process of creation.
- The Book is a symbol of knowledge.
- Gold is a symbol of the golden face of Brahma proves that he is involved in the process of creating the Universe.
- The Swan is a symbol grace and decrement;he uses a swan as his vehicle.
- The Lotus flower is a symbol nature and the living of all things being in the universe.
- The Beard is a symbol for wisdom and the process of creation.
- The Four Faces is a symbol for the four Vedas;The Vedas is a Symbol of his four faces, heads and arms.
In short we can mean:
The Four Faces – The four Vedas (Ŗk, Sāma, Yajuh and Atharva).
The Four Hands – Brahmā's four arms represent the four cardinal directions: east, south, west, and north. The back right hand represents mind, the back left hand represents intellect, the front right hand is ego, and the front left hand is self-confidence.
The Prayer beads – Symbolize the substances used in the process of creation.
The Book – The book symbolizes knowledge.
The Gold – Gold symbolizes activity; the golden face of Brahma indicates that He is actively involved in the process of creating the Universe.
The Swan – The swan is the symbol of grace and discernment. Brahma uses the swan as his vāhana, or his carrier or vehicle.
The Crown – Lord Brahma's crown indicates his supreme authority.
The Lotus – The lotus symbolizes nature and the living essence of all things and beings in the Universe.
The Beard – Brahmā's black or white beard denotes wisdom and the eternal process of creation.
The Vedas Symbolises his four faces, heads and arms