Basant Panchami 2023, Saraswati Puja Vidhi and Katha: Students, people associated with literature and arts must worship Goddess Saraswati on the day of Basant Panchami. It is believed that the worship done with devotion on this day never fails and the blessings of Mother Saraswati are received. Along with this, worship of Maa Saraswati brings positive energy in the house and increases concentration.
Basantotsav is a festival that gives new energy. From this day, the season of getting relief from the unbearable cold of winter begins. Change comes in nature and the trees and plants which had lost their leaves in the winter season again become full of leaves and buds.
Basantotsav starts from Magh Shukla Panchami and continues till Holika Dahan. It is said that the weather on the day of Vasant Panchami remains the same till Holi. Know how to worship Maa Saraswati on Basant Panchami, about the method, auspicious time and story.
Basant Panchami 2023 auspicious time
According to Panchang, Magh Shukla Panchami Tithi will start from 12:34 pm on January 25, 2023 and end on January 26, 2023 at 10:28 am. In such a situation, according to Udayatithi, Basant Panchami will be celebrated on 26 January. On the other hand, the time from 07:12 am to 12:34 pm on January 26 will be auspicious for worship. The total duration for the puja will be up to 5 hours.
saraswati worship method
After getting up early in the morning for worship, take bath and wear clean clothes. Then offer yellow colored clothes to the statue or idol of Maa Saraswati. Now offer roli, sandalwood, turmeric, saffron, sandalwood, yellow or white colored flowers, yellow sweets and Akshat. Offer musical instruments and books at the place of worship. Recite the worship of Maa Saraswati. If students wish, they can also keep a fast for Mother Saraswati on this day.
Or Kundendutusharhardhavala, or Shubhravastravrata.
Or punish the Veena, or White Padmasana.
Ya Brahmachyut Shankar: Prabhritirbhi: Devai: Sada Vandita.
Sa Maa Patu Saraswati Bhagwati, Niseshjadyapaha.
Meditate with this verse of Maa Saraswati in worship. After this, chant ‘Om Ain Saraswatyai Namah’ and this short mantra should be regularly meditated on by the student class of Maa Saraswati everyday. By chanting this mantra, knowledge, wisdom and discretion increase.
Basant Panchami story
According to the religious and mythological story of Basant Panchami, when Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe, created the world, everything was visible to the trees, plants and animals, but he was missing something. To fulfill this deficiency, he took out water from his kamandal and sprinkled it, then a goddess appeared in the form of a beautiful woman.
He had a Veena in one hand and a book in the other. Garland was in the third and the fourth hand was in groom’s pose. This goddess was Mother Saraswati. When Maa Saraswati played Veena, everything in the world got a tone. That’s why she got her name Goddess Saraswati. It was the day of Basant Panchami. Since then mother Saraswati started being worshipped.
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