Saraswati Puja Samagri List: Basant Panchami will be celebrated on 14th February, marking the arrival of spring season, symbolizing the rejuvenation of nature. The auspicious festival of Basant Panchami is known for its association with Goddess Saraswati. Besides, it has many other importance also. The puja timings on this occasion are from Tuesday to Wednesday afternoon.
This year, Basant Panchami is falling on celebrated on February 14 that is Wednesday. This special day includes the worship of Goddess Saraswati as well as reverence of Mata Rati and Kamadeva. It is believed that Basant Panchami marks the birth anniversary of Goddess Saraswati and the earthly arrival of Rati and Kamadeva.
Therefore, married couples also worship Rati and Kamadeva on this day to ensure harmony in life. It is said that those who worship Goddess Saraswati with fasting and devotion on the day of Basant Panchami receive her special blessings.
Saraswati Puja Samagri List: Considered to be an auspicious time for various ceremonies, this day is considered to be an extremely auspicious time for performing Yajnopaveet Sanskar, Chudakarma, Karnabhed, marriage, Vedarambh and other ceremonies.
Saraswati Puja Samagri List: How to worship Goddess Saraswati
Start the day by taking bath in the morning and wear yellow or white clothes. Spread a yellow cloth on a high place and place a picture or idol of Goddess Saraswati on it. First of all, start by setting up the Kalash, then worship Lord Ganesha and Navagrahas. Offer white and yellow flowers to the Goddess with devotion and chant Saraswati Mantra.
End the ritual by offering gram flour laddus, yellow or white sweets, bananas etc. to the goddess and perform aarti.
Saraswati Puja Samagri List: Special significance for students
On Basant Panchami, students are encouraged to chant the Saraswati mantra ‘Om Aim Saraswati Namah’ with utmost devotion. It is believed that this practice bestows them with the blessings of knowledge, wisdom and intelligence.
Saraswati Puja Samagri List
Saraswati Puja 2024 Timing: The puja muhurat for Basant Panchami will start at 2:41 pm on February 13 and will continue till 12:12 pm on February 14. The auspicious time to perform the puja is from 7 am to 12:35 pm.