According to Hinduism, Saraswathi puja is one of the important pujas. Goddess Saraswathi is a symbol of wisdom, knowledge, art, music, and education. She is the flow of Knowledge power, learning and also symbolizes a river of knowledge. She is the consort of lord Brahma (preserver). Saraswathi puja can also be performed in your home, to get the knowledge. This festivity is also called Basant Panchami. The puja is performed for the children's education and getting blessed.
Significance of Saraswathi Puja
In this puja proclaims get an increase of cognizance business, education, knowledge and the art. During this day, students are encouraged to study but before they need to keep their books in front of the Goddess Saraswathi idol, to get her blessings. She is also a deity of music and art. Apart from educational knowledge, she encourages all types of arts and music. By doing this puja, your family will get peace.
When Saraswathi Puja Can be Performed
This puja falls between September to October in India will be the spring season. During the Navaratri puja also we can perform Saraswathi puja, because the Navaratri is divided into three of the feminine power of Parvathi, Durga, and Saraswathi. In this year Saraswathi puja will perform on October 2nd falls on Saturday.
Advantages of Saraswati Puja
- Purify the knowledge and gives supreme wealth, Business growth.
- You have to get overwhelmed with the tranquility mind with wisdom and intellect.
- Improves art, culture, knowledge of music, cosmic, singing, and drawing, etc.
Saraswati Puja FAQ'S
Who is Goddess Saraswathi?
Saraswathi is one of the Hindu Goddess, she is the goddess for knowledge, art, wisdom, music, and nature. She is the consort of Lord Brahma(the creator). Goddess Saraswathi is a part of the trinity of Goddesses Saraswathi, Lakshmi, and Parvathi.
What is the vehicle of Goddess Saraswathi Mata?
The Hamsa is the vehicle of Goddess Saraswathi Maa. It denotes knowledge, beauty, and grace.
Which day is dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi Devi?
The Vasant Panchami day is dedicated to Goddess Saraswathi.
When do we celebrate Saraswathi Puja?
On Vasant Panchami day, goddess Saraswathi receives special prayers. During Navaratri, Vasant Panchami, Fridays, Navami, and Tuesdays are auspicious to perform Saraswathi puja.
When do we celebrate Vasant Panchami?
Generally, Vasant Panchami celebrated on the fifth day of the Magh month. Usually, it falls in January and February.
The word Sankalpa indicates about the Vedic astrology of Panchang, place, time, day, tithi, Nakshatra, Yogam, and Karanam. These are reciting the three trinities of Bhrama, Vishnu, and Shiva. The Vedic Vidhi recited the current Vedic year and Vedic name of the subcontinent and other significant elements. At the ending stage of Sankalpa needs the family name of the customers gotra, family members Zodiac sign, star of birth, recites as part of the puja to obtain the blessings of the lord Maha Ganapati, Navagrahas, their family deity (kula devata) Grama devata and Ishta devata (favorite god one’s choice) so, the auspicious occasion is complete into the invoking their blessings to make the occasion propitious.
The Ganapati puja is considering the auspicious god for all the ceremonies form including birth to till death. In Ganapati puja controlling the obstacles and hurdles, the materialist and spiritualistic upliftment happen all walks of life.
Punya Vachanam or Maha Sankalpam
The name of Punya Vachanam gives clarity of the cleansing ritual by invoking blessings of Lord Varuna (the lord of water) along with sacred rivers of the country names Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati, and the Narmada, Sindhu, and Cauvery. The mantras of tirtha recite where the Punya Vachanamis performed their all the Five Elements
Jal - water
Vayu - air
Prithvi - earth
Agni - fire
Akasha - sky or space
The Kalasha puja is done using copper vessel along with putting of some herbs and invoking the blessings of the deity, in general, five Kalasha are used where this follows,
Lord Ganapati, Vastu, Navagrahas are invoked in Kalasha.
Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi
Lord Brahma and Goddess Lakshmi
Lord Pashupati and Gowri
Goddess Durga Kula Devatha puja offering is done.
Navagrahas are nine planets and each planet governs a specific element in the life cycle so the certain specified planetary combinations in the Horoscope give Malefic and benefits effects.
The beneficial effects are taken into consideration of the particular planet individually and also in their combination, generally to rectify or to neutralize the evil effect of the planets. The procedure of chanting is being replaced continuously is termed as Japa.
The malefic effect is the puja of the planet will include its Adidevata (subordinate lord of the planet) ‘Prathana Devata’ (main deity of the planet)
The goddess Saraswati is termed as the god of education. The puja to due to the goddess is done during Saradha Navaratri to achieve improvement and goal lin the educational field both Vedic and materialistic education. Saraswathi Puja is done maga masa Shukla Panchami known as the Vasantha Panchami.
After performing puja to take on Archana in performers Janma Nakshatra, zodiac sign, Lagana to attend the lord blessing with coconut, incense stick, Banana, Flower, and Prasad.
When performing the puja should give the Naivedya lamp except for the Shani Graha puja or Japa.
Aarthi means after completing the puja procedures the purohit offer aarthi by lighting camphor in the aarti stand to get the blessings of God.
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