The creator of the universe, the creating principle (Srishti). His consort is Sarasvati, the Goddess of speech and art. His mount is the white swan Hamsa. His abode is Satyaloka. One of the rare temples where he is worshipped is in Pushkar.
Brahma is one of the cosmic Trimurti Brahma – Vishnu – Shiva. Creation – Preservation – Dissolution. Srishti – Sthiti – Laya.