Hayagriva, the God of knowledge and wisdom, is a horse-headed avatar of Lord Vishnu. His blessings are sought before beginning sacred and secular subjects. Legal disputes, issues or obstacles may also be nullified with the blessings of Hayagriva. Hayagriva is the Guru of Goddess Saraswati and by performing this fire ritual, you will receive the blessings of Archetypal Being Hayagriva. Students or any seeker of knowledge will benefit by participating in this fire ritual.
The lord is also known as "Hayasirsa". Haya means horse and Sirsa means head. Hayagriva has four lotus hands, with one in the mode of bestowing knowledge; another holds books of wisdom, and the other two hold the Conch and Discus.