Posted on 20 Dec
“Ya Kundendu Tusharahara Dhavala Ya Shubhra Vastravrita
Ya Veena Varadanda Manditakara Ya Shveta Padmasana
Ya Brahmachyuta Shankara Prabhritibhir Devaih Sada Pujita
Sa Mam Pattu Saravatee Bhagavatee Nihshesha Jadyapaha”
Saraswati puja, also called as Basant Panchami is a great festival for Hindu religion and that that marks the preparation for the arrival of spring. This is an auspicious festival of the Hindus and the day celebrated by people with great pomp and show all across India. The festival mainly celebrated in different locations such West Bengal, Assam, Thailand Nepal, Bangladesh, Java and Bali (Indonesia). On Basant Panchami, Saraswati puja is very popular among students, professionals, artists, and musicians. This is a special day dedicated to Goddess in the month of Magha according to the Hindu calendar.
Those people who worship the idol believe that without her presence the world would be shrouded in unawareness. She brings enlightenment to the world. Hence, Saraswati idol is worshipped on this day along with celebrating the agriculture fields ripping with yellow flowers of the mustard crop. There is also a tradition of worshiping books, all things to do with arts and musical instruments on this puja, especially in West Bengal.
The Significance of Puja on Basant Panchami:
According to the Hindu mythology, God Brahma formed the entire universe and impressed with the creation. He also wanted to see it with his own eyes. But he was absolutely dissatisfied with the complete silence and loneliness of everyone on planet Earth. Then, Brahma created the angel who is known as Devi Saraswati, the Goddess of speech, knowledge, music, and art who provides voices, intelligence, force and glory. The idol is depicted as a white saree-clad woman, seated on a while lotus symbolizing truth and purity and holding a veena (musical instrument). She rides a white swan or hansa.
As per the mythology, Basant Panchami is the time when people start giving the first lessons on education to their children. People who are staying abroad and do not have the option to celebrate Devi Saraswati puja, can easily purchase Fiberglass Saraswati idol at an affordable price. If you are too looking for an idol and want to celebrate Basant Panchami at your home with your loved ones, you can directly order your Fiberglass Saraswati Statue online. There are several collections of amazing statue, so you can purchase your preferred idol according to your budget.