New Delhi: Its auspicious opportunity Basant Panchami or Vasant Panchami This year falls on January 29th. The day is important as it marks the arrival of early spring. At this festival, devotees pray to the goddess Saraswati for their blessing and for their families with knowledge and wisdom.
Our country is different culture and traditions at home, Basant Panchami festival is celebrated differently pan India. In Vasant Panchami, Goddess Saraswati also invokes devotees in her temples for prayers.
Rituals start early in the morning and their devotees in the traditional best start their day with prayers to the goddess. Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge, art, music, wisdom and the arts of spectacle.
Many fans hit the Saraswati temples, play music and chant its name all day long. It also happens to be the day parents send letters to their children. They start writing alphabet letters or studying together. This is also known as Akshar Abhyasam or Vidyaarambham (meaning the beginning of education).
To achieve his abundant blessings Ma Saraswati, you can chant these mantras dedicated to the Goddess of Knowledge and Wisdom.
Siddhir Bhavatu Me Sadaa
Saraswati Gayatri Mantra:
वाग्देव्यै वाग्देव्यै कामराजाय धीमहि धीमहि. देवी प्रचोदयात् प्रचोदयात्.
Om Aim Vagdevyai Vidmahe Kamarajaya Dhimahi.
Tanno Devi Prachodayat.
अर्हं मुख कमल क्षयम्कारी क्षयम्कारी क्षयम्कारी
वद सरस्वती ऐं ह्रीं स्वाहा स्वाहा स्वाहा.
Oman Archangel Musa Kamala Vassini Papatma Xiamakis
Vad Vad Vagvadini Saraswati Target of Hreem Namah Svaha.
महासरस्वत्यै महासरस्वत्यै नमः.
Om Target Mahasarasvatyai Namah.
Om Aim Namah.
क्लीं क्लीं सौः.
Om Aim Kleem Sauh.
Here's wishing our readers a very happy Basant Panchami and Saraswati Puja!