Vasant Panchmi- Devoted to the mighty divinity Saraswati
Vasant Panchmi is a glorious festival dedicated to the commanding goddess Saraswati. Goddess Saraswati is one of the supreme deities. She is the consort of Lord Brahma and harbinger of knowledge and peace. She is the goddess of proficiency, melody, art, language, knowledge, and learning. The great goddess is an integral part of Tridevi, along with goddesses Parvati and Lakshmi. She is known by many names, such as Sharada, Savitri, Brahmani, Gayatri, Bharadi, Vani, Veena Vadini, and Vagdevi.
Significance of Vasant Panchmi
The glorious festivity is observed on the fifth day of the Shukla Paksha in the Magha month of the Hindu lunar calendar. There is a beautiful legend linked with Vasant Panchmi. The festival celebrates the arrival of goddess Saraswati in the universe. Lord Brahma came to have a glimpse after creating the universe. He observed that the entire universe looks very pale and dull without sound. Then, he dropped a few droplets of holy water from his kamandal. The water droplets took the aspect of goddess Saraswati. The mighty goddess gave the universe a new life by adding sound and radiance. Since then, the goddess Saraswati has been cherished as the goddess of knowledge and music.
How to celebrate Vasant Panchmi?
Vasant Panchmi is celebrated by keeping a fast dedicated to the goddess Saraswati. Devotees organise a special puja for Goddess Saraswati. They place their books, instruments and other essential tools in front of Saraswati's idol to bring her blessings. Grand religious processions, Homam and Abhishek ceremonies organise this beautiful festival. Wearing yellow coloured cloth is a special ritual linked with this festival.
Boons of celebrating Vasant Panchmi
Here are a few notable windfalls for celebrating Vasant Panchmi-
- ● Vasant Panchmi brings the blessings of mighty divinity Saraswati.
- ● It helps attain success and significant milestones.
- ● The festival grants excellent prospects in education and career.
- ● The festivity brings radiance, glory and euphoria to life.● The festivity brings radiance, glory and euphoria to life.
● It grants spiritual awakening and immense proficiency.
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