Saraswati Namastubhyam is a prayer practiced in the morning prayers in the schools. It is a prayer to Goddess Saraswati, the giver of knowledge and wisdom. She is a force of nature deified, she is said to be responsible for the work of intelligence
In Canada/US and many parts of Europe… schools are just getting started. All the children / students in general if they say this heart felt sloka in the morning before going to the school.. Mother Goddess shall bless them with great intelligence and understanding.
It is addresses to Goddess Saraswathi, who symbolizes all forms of knowledge, including the knowledge of the performing arts. Knowledge is a fundamental pursuit of human life, and a life of study and learning provides nourishment and discipline to the human intellect. In the Vedic culture, study is considered ones duty.