Basant Panchami 2024 Significance, Puja Method & Muhurat
The special importance of Basant Panchami has been told in the scriptures. On this day special worship of Mother Saraswati is done. Every year the festival of Basant Panchami is celebrated on the fifth day of Shukla Paksha of Magh month. Which will be celebrated on Sunday, 14 February 2024 this year. According to the scriptures, Mother Saraswati was born on the day of Basant Panchami. Let us know the date, auspicious time, and importance of Basant Panchami…
Basant Panchami Shubh Muhurat and Tithi
Basant Panchami Sunday, 14 February 2024
Panchami Tithi Begins: 13 February 2024 at 2:41 PM
Panchami Tithi Ends: 14 February 2024 at 12:09 PM
Basant Panchami Puja Time: 7:01 am to 12:35 pm
Basant Panchami Puja Method
Take bath early in the morning on Basant Panchami. After this, wear clean yellow clothes. And then install the idol or picture of Maa Saraswati on the post. After this light incense sticks and cow's ghee lamp. Offer turmeric, saffron, yellow flowers, and yellow sweets to Maa Saraswati. After this, chant the mantra 'Om Saraswatyai Namah'(ॐ ऐं सरस्वत्यै नमः) 108 times. In the end, do the Aarti of Maa Saraswati. While there, distribute the Bhog to all the members of the house.
Basant Panchami Mantra
या कुन्देन्दुतुषारहारधवला या शुभ्रवस्त्रावृता।
या वीणावरदण्डमण्डितकरा या श्वेतपद्मासना।।
या ब्रह्माच्युत शंकरप्रभृतिभिर्देवैः सदा वन्दिता।
सा मां पातु सरस्वती भगवती निःशेषजाड्यापहा।।
Ya Kundendutusharhardhavla Ya Shubhravastravrata
Ya Veenavardandamanditkara Ya Shvetapadmasana
Ya Brahmachyut Shankarprabhritibhirdevai Sada Vandita
Sa Maa Patu Saraswati Bhagwati Nihsheshjadyapaha.
Significance of Basant Panchami
Basant Panchami is also known as Shri Panchami, Madhumas, and Gyan Panchami. It is said that the spring season begins on this day. It is believed that after this winter ends. Worshiping the goddess of knowledge and music on this day sharpens a person's intelligence. That's why it is very auspicious to start any auspicious work on this day. Those students who are weak in studies should worship Goddess Saraswati, especially on the day of Basant Panchami. Bathing in the Ganges on the day of Basant Panchami has special significance. Along with this, bathing is done in Sangam on this day.
Importance of Worshiping Kamdev and Rati on Basant Panchami
On the day of Basant Panchami, take a bath early in the morning, wear yellow clothes and worship Mother Saraswati with full rituals. There are beliefs that Kamdev and Goddess Rati are worshiped on this day. It is said that by worshiping these two the problems in married life go away.
The worship of Mother Saraswati has special importance in the Hindu religion. This is because she is worshiped as the goddess of speech, learning, and music. It is told in the scriptures that by worshiping Mother Saraswati, the devotees get the blessings of knowledge, learning, and art. Basant Panchami festival is considered best for the worship of Mother Saraswati. According to the Panchang, every year on the fifth day of Shukla Paksha of Magh month, the Basant Panchami festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm. It is believed that by worshiping this Mother Saraswati and reciting the mantras given in the scriptures, the devotees get special benefits. If you want to know about the auspicious time of Basant Panchami, then talk to astrologers.