Saraswati Puja 2021: According to the Panchang, the festival of Vasant Panchami will be celebrated on 16 February. This day is the fifth date of the Shukla Paksha of Magh month. Basant Panchami is celebrated on the fifth day of Magh Shukla.
Mother Saraswati is worshiped
Goddess Saraswati is worshiped on Basant Panchami. This festival is dedicated to Maa Saraswati. In Hinduism, mother Saraswati is considered as the goddess of knowledge. In the scriptures, knowledge has been described as a light that has the ability to remove all forms of darkness. Auspicious works are done on Basant Panchami. This day is considered to be the best for the beginning of learning.
Auspicious yoga is being done on Basant Panchami
The festival of Basant Panchami is special this time. This year, two special yogas are being built on Vasant Panchami. At the same time, the movements of the planets are also helping to make this day perfect. According to the Panchang, on this day Amrit is going to be a combination of Siddhi Yoga and Ravi Yoga. Which increases the importance of this festival even more. This time there will be Revathi Nakshatra on Basant Panchami. Which is considered to be the constellation of Mercury. In astrology, Mercury planet is considered as a factor of intelligence and knowledge.
Importance of yellow on Basant Panchami
Yellow is considered to be of special importance on Basant Panchami. Yellow is considered a color of enthusiasm and gaiety. In the spring, all seasons are considered special. It is believed that in the spring, the fertility of the earth increases. Earth starts to look yellow due to mustard crop. Which gives pleasure to people. That is why spring season is also considered as the king of seasons. Basant Panchami is truly a celebration of nature. The activation of the brain increases with the use of yellow color. Therefore yellow is considered to be of special importance on this day.
Basant Panchami auspicious time
The festival of Basant Panchami will begin on February 16 at 03:36 am which will end on February 17 with the date of Panchami. On this day, the worship of Mother Saraswati should be done methodically and the mother should offer instruments and books etc.