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Basant Panchmi 2021: Time, Date, and Importance of Saraswati Puja

By February 7, 2021October 18th, 2023No Comments
Basant Panchmi

Known as Saraswati Puja, Shree Panchami, or the Basant Festival of Kites, Vasant Panchami is an auspicious festival for Hindus. As per the Hindu calendar, it is held on the fifth day of the month of Magha, Shukla paksha. Usually celebrated in early February, this festival marks the beginning of spring and the end of winter. Vasant Panchami stands for the fifth day (‘Panchami’) of spring (‘Vasant’). This day also makes way for the start of preparations of Holi. This day is directly associated with the worshipping of Goddess Saraswati, the consort of Lord Brahma. With this content, all readers will know more about the utility, date, time, and rituals of Basant Panchami 2021.

Basant Panchmi 2021: Muhurat

Mother Saraswati represents wisdom, enlightenment, and serenity. Hereafter, devotees worship her to get enhance their knowledge and eliminate ignorance. This festival is associated with the yellow color as it symbolizes energy, knowledge, and enlightenment. This also the day when you find mustard fields covered with yellow mustard blossoms. Actually, this is the beginning of the spring season.
This year, Vasant Panchami falls on February 16, 2021. The Panchami date (tithi) will begin at 03:36 on Feb 16, 2021, and it will be completed at 05:46 on Feb 17, 2021. The period of the shubh muhurat will be more than 5 hours. Remember that Vasant Panchami Madhyahna Moment will be at 12:35. Check out the following details for a better understanding.

• Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
• Time: 03:36 on Feb 16, 2021 to 05:46 on Feb 17, 2021
• Shubh Muhurat: 06:59 to 12:35. (Duration: 05 hours 37 minutes)

Basant Panchmi 2021: Holy Mantra of Devi Saraswati

“सरस्वत्यै नमो नित्यं भद्रकाल्यै नमो नम:।
वेद वेदान्त वेदांग विद्यास्थानेभ्य एव च।।
सरस्वति महाभागे विद्ये कमललोचने।
विद्यारूपे विशालाक्षी विद्यां देहि नमोस्तुते।।“

“ॐ ह्रीं ऐं ह्रीं सरस्वत्यै नमः।“

“वर्णानामर्थसंघानां रसानां छन्दसामपि। मंगलानां च कर्त्तारौ वन्दे वाणी विनायकौ॥“

Basant Panchmi 2021: Importance and Rituals

Generally, Basant Panchami starts after mid-day. Hence, the puja of the festival will be observed on the next day. People associated with the field of literature, art, education, music, and entertainment worship the goddess of knowledge and education. Reading of Sarawati Shrota is supposed to please the goddess and get immense benefits. People cook yellow rice and offer it to the goddess as this day is related to the yellow color.

This day is associated with not only the puja of Saraswati Ji but also the Shodshopchar puja of sex god Kamadeva and his consort Rati. As per mythology, the Shodshopchar puja is supposed to bring happiness and colors in the life of married couples and people living in relationships. It also condenses relationships.

This day is also observed as Shri Panchami associated with Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. Some people worship both Saraswati and Lakshmi together to get the blessings of being prosperous and educated. Enchanting of Shri Sutak Ji seems to be highly beneficial.

If you want to make the most out of Basant Panchami 2021and bring more happiness in your married life, ask professional online astrologers or pandits for an instant solution. If you are interested in arranging a Shodshopchar puja, talk to experienced and professional astrologers from India.

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Neeraj Kumar

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