When you see the yellow crops of mustard everywhere and the soldiers returning home it’s Basant Panchami. The special thing about the festival is that it falls on the very fifth day of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Magha it marks the arrival of the King of all seasons that is SPRING. According to the Hindu calendar, this Vasant Panchami 2021 is falling on the 16th of February. The festival is celebrated across the Indian subcontinent and comes along with many great festivals such as the Festival of Kites – Uttarayan, the Festival of Colours – Holi, and the Sikh festival Baisakhi. On Basant Panchami, Hindu devotees are known to worship the Goddess SARASWATI. Saraswati Puja is one of the essential rituals, which is performed for an auspicious coming year.
Do You Know?
The majority of the food items that you eat comes from the crops reaped during the season of Basant Panchami. Farmers across the Indian subcontinent enjoy the season of harvest.
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Importance Of Saraswati Puja On This Vasant Panchami 2021
Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of creation, knowledge, music, art, wisdom, and learning. In many parts of the Indian subcontinent, it is considered auspicious for children to start their education on the auspicious occasion of Vasant Panchami. People perform various rituals and pujas at homes, temples, and places of learning to please goddess Saraswati and offer their gratitude. If you are planning to conduct Saraswati Puja then remember the colour code and the theme of the festival is yellow. Offer yellow saris, drapes, sweets, and flowers to the Saraswati and you may never fall short of wisdom.
Astrological Significance Of Saraswati Puja
Saraswati Puja performed by an astrologer and Vamtantra on the Vasant Panchami reduces the malefic effects of Chandra, Brahaspati, Shukra, and Budh to a great extent. The Pooja and the daan are especially beneficial for people undergoing Mahadasha (main period), Antardasha (sub-period) of Moon, Mercury, Jupiter, and Venus. Individuals facing the retrograde effects of Moon, Mercury, Jupiter, and Venus in their horoscope must aspire to conduct the Saraswati Puja upon consultation of a revered Vedic astrologer.
How To Perform Saraswati Puja This Vasant Panchami 2021?
On the Vasant Panchami 2021, wake up early, clean your house, make preparations for puja, and take a bath. According to ritual, you need to put a paste of Neem and Turmeric on your body before taking the bath As Yellow/White is the favourite colour of the goddess and the colour code of the whole festival. The first and very important step to follow is to place the Saraswati idol in the Puja Pandal or platform. Beside Saraswati idol place, place the idol of Ganesha as he is considered to be her favourite god. You are advised to place a book/musical instrument/notebook or element of creativity at the place of worship. For carrying out proper puja rituals, it is always best to seek a priest, astrologer, or mahant’s guidance.
If you do it yourself, it is advised to take a plate and please decorate it with kumkum, turmeric, rice, flowers and do offer it to Saraswati and Ganesha to offer gratitude and seek their blessings. Offer Saraswati Puja and recite mantra aarti. Make efforts to gather your family and spend that day with your children. Encourage them to write something creative and inspire them to play/learn some musical instrument. The fact is that poetic and musical gatherings are held in many communities to revere Goddess Saraswati. You can always visit the nearest temple to perform Saraswati Puja on the auspicious day of Basant Panchami 2021.
Recite famous Saraswati Stotram, which is one of the most chanted prayers by priests and astrologers across the world on this auspicious day of Basant Panchami.
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According to Vedic astrology, Basant Panchami is also considered an auspicious day for a wedding. The season itself brings a dramatic change in our health lifting our moods. It is also a very auspicious day for shopping and making financial moves. Moreover, you start a new activity like jumping on to new ventures, diving into music, etc.
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This year stay prepared for Vasant Panchami as it falls on the 16th of February 2021. People in the field of education, especially students are encouraged to reap the maximum benefits of the day by offering prayers and remembering the Goddess Saraswati.