Basanti Panchami 2021 (Photo Credits: Latestly)
Basant Panchami is not just a festival of Hinduism, but it is also called a festival of seasons and a festival of crops. On these days i.e. the fifth month of Magh month, Mother Saraswati is also worshiped in the traditional way. Apart from this, Basant Panchami is a day in the four most auspicious days of the year. This is such an auspicious and pious day that auspicious things can be done on this whole day without taking auspicious time.
Since Mother Saraswati is considered to be the goddess of knowledge, intelligence, art, and culture here, therefore, the children whose education is launched, write the first word in front of the idol of Mother Saraswati on the day of Basant Panchami and seek blessings Is encouraged for. According to the English calendar, this festival of Basant Panchami will be celebrated on 16 February (Tuesday) 2021. Come, learn the worship of Basant Panchami, Mahatmya, Mantra and Muhurat. Also read: Basant Panchami 2021: When is Basant Panchami? Learn what to do and what not to do during the worship of Maa Saraswati
Basant Panchami worship method
Wake up before sunrise in the morning and after bathing and meditation, keep a clean post in the east-west direction in front of the temple of the house. Put a yellow posture on it and install the statue of Maa Saraswati on it. Place children’s educational books, and musical instruments in place of worship. After this, light a sun-lamp by wearing a yellow cloth to the statue of Saraswati. Now reciting the mantra of Mata Saraswati, offer them white flowers, roli, sandalwood, Akshat, turmeric, saffron and yellow khoya sweets. On this day, students can observe the fast of Maa Saraswati. Finally, perform the desired wish by taking the aarti of Mata Saraswati.
Or kundendutushaharhardhavala or auspiciousness
Or veenaavaradandamanditakara or whitetail
Or Brahmachayut Shankaraprabhritibhirdevai: Sada Vandita
Sa maa patu saraswati bhagwati
The goddess of learning, Bhagwati Saraswati, is of the white color like a flower of the Kunda, the moon, the snow, and the pearl necklace, and wears the white cloth, which has a beautiful veena in her hand, who has taken a seat on the white lotus and Brahma Goddess Saraswati, who has always been worshiped by gods like Vishnu and Shankar, removes all inertia and ignorance.
Traditional story of Basant Panchami:
According to mythology, when Lord Brahma, the creator of the universe, created creatures with trees, mountains, rivers, waterfalls during the creation of the world, he realized that something was missing. He memorized Lord Vishnu. When Lord Vishnu appeared, Brahma Ji told him his dilemma. Vishnu told Brahma that you should sprinkle some water from your kamandal on the earth. It is said that as soon as the drops sprinkled by Brahma ji touched the earth, at the same time a beautiful woman wearing a white saree emerged, whose veena in one hand, book in second hand, garland in third hand and fourth hand in blessing posture. Was Goddess Saraswati was the goddess of knowledge, music and culture. Lord Brahma requested Saraswati to play the veena. It is said that as soon as Mother Saraswati echoed the string of veena, every thing produced by Brahma ji got a voice. For this reason, he was named Saraswati. It was the day of Shukla Paksha of Magh month i.e. Basant Panchami. From then on, Goddess Saraswati is worshiped in Devaloka and Mrityulok.
Auspicious time for Basant Panchami
Feb 16, 03. 36 am to February 17, 05.46 am
Auspicious time to worship Maa Saraswati
February 16 from 06.59 am to 12.35 pm