Vasant Panchami also spelt as Basant Panchami occupies a unique position among the festivals of India
. It symbolizes the coming of Spring or the Vasant season. The commencement of Spring renders freshness and a new lease of life to the surroundings. It sweetens the environment and sets in an air of intoxicating enchantment. Trees and plants shed their old leaves and don new ones during the month of Basant. Nature puts on its most beautiful form during this phase. As Vasant Panchami marks the arrival of Vasant, so this festival is bound to spark the imagination of poets, thinkers, nature lovers and the people at large. In 2020, Vasant Panchami will fall on the 29th of January.
The Worship Of Goddess Saraswati
Vasant Panchami is celebrated in India and by Hindus residing in other parts of the world with great fervour and enthusiasm. This festival is celebrated variably in different regions of India. There are many who worship Saraswati, the Goddess of learning, music and art. It is said that Goddesses Saraswati was born on this day. Goddess Saraswati is worshipped on Vasant Panchami to win her special grace. It is said that she can bestow on her devotees lots of wisdom, learning and intellect. The day is particularly very important for students or those adults who are pursuing academics. The students who are serious about studies pray to her on this day and seek success in their goals.
The Importance Of Yellow Colour On Vasant Panchami
The colour yellow is of huge significance on the Vasant Panchami day. Yellow colour signifies the intensity and brilliance of nature. As Vasant Panchami is about the beauty of nature and celebration of learning, so people put on yellow clothes on this day. Besides, people offer yellow flowers to various deities. The yellow colour is auspicious in all situations but it acquires all the more importance on this day. Will you scale tall heights in the profession? Buy the Career Ask A Question Report and get the answer.
Celebration Of Kama And Rati, The Deities Of Love
There are others who mark Vasant Panchami as the celebration of Kama, the Hindu God of Love. In fact, the Kama and his wife Rati are worshipped and venerated on this day. It is said that the beauty of nature during Spring triggers romantic and sexual feelings. Thus, the day is considered very good for matters like marriage, naming ceremony (of a newborn child) and Griha Pravesh (the ritual performed before one shifts to a new house). In fact, it is considered such an auspicious day that one can get ceremonies done without referring to any muhurat. Will the year 2020 be auspicious for you? Buy the 2020 Detailed Yearly Report and know the answer.
Vasant Panchami And Astrology
Vasant Panchami is also important from an astrology
perspective. It is the fifth day of the bright fortnight of Magh month. This month is stated to be blessed by the gods. Besides, Sun becomes Uttarayan (turns towards the North) during Magh month, which is considered an auspicious phase.
Some Mantras Which Can Give You Success
If you recite the following mantras, you can win the special grace of Goddess Saraswati. You should sit in front of Goddess wearing yellow clothes. You should put in yellow sandalwood mark on her forehead and chant any of the following Mantras as per your faith for 1, 3, 5, 7 or 11 rosaries.
1st Mantra: Ayem
2nd Recite 'Neel Saraswati Stotra'.
3rd Mantra: Om Vad Vad Vaagwadini Swaha.
4th Mantra: Recite Saraswati Chalisa every morning.
5th Mantra: For education, you can also chant the Beej Mantra of Lord Ganesha – On Gan Ganpataye Namah
With Ganesha’s Grace,
The GaneshaSpeaks.com Team