Basant Panchami 2023: Basant Panchami means the time for the winter to leave is coming. This day is a symbol of the fact that after the arrival of Ruturaj Basant, summer will come. This year Basant Panchami will be celebrated on 26 January 2023, Thursday. on this day we Republic Day will also be celebrated. This time a unique coincidence is happening, Basant Panchami will be celebrated on Republic Day.
On the day of Basant Panchami, there is a law to offer sweet yellow rice as bhog to Maa Saraswati. By offering sweet yellow rice to Maa Saraswati, Maa Saraswati becomes happy soon and gives the boon of wisdom to her devotees. Mother Saraswati is worshiped with great fanfare on Basant Panchami in most of the houses in India today.
Yellow colored food is offered to Goddess Saraswati on this day. In this also mostly sweet yellow rice is offered to Maa Saraswati. It is believed that mother Saraswati loved yellow colored rice very much. For this reason, mother should be offered yellow sweet rice on this day.
On the day of Basant Panchami, ‘Om’ should be written on the tongue of two and a half to three year old children with a silver pen or a pomegranate wooden pen. By doing this, the child will become intelligent and will achieve all kinds of success in life. After offering the child sweet rice to the mother, the child should be fed sweet rice prasad.
Along with this, we also know Basant Panchami by the name of Gyan Panchami. Which flowers should be offered to Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and art, on the day of Gyan Panchami, so that she will be pleased. Maa Saraswati is very calm and an idol of gentleness.
Offer white or yellow flowers to please the mother. Mother is pleased with white rose, white kaner, champa and marigold flowers. Along with this, jasmine garland is also offered as a gift to Mother Saraswati.
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