Saraswati Puja, which is also known as Basant Panchami, is a Hindu festival that is celebrated to worship Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of wisdom, knowledge, arts, and music. Hence, it is most popular among students and scholars, who pray to the goddess for success in their studies and intellectual pursuits.
The festival marks the end of the winter season and the beginning of spring – Basant Panchami means the fifth day of spring(Basant) and is typically celebrated in the month of January or February, depending on the Hindu calendar.
Basant Panchami Saraswati Puja is on Thursday, January 26, 2023
Saraswati Puja Muhurat: January 26, 07:12 AM to 12:32 PM.
Panchami Tithi Begins January 25 2023 at 12.34 PM.
Panchami Tithi Ends on January 26 2023 at 10:28 AM.
Saraswati Vandana/ Mantra for Pushpanjali:
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