Saraswati Puja 2016 Muhurta for Vasant Panchami

Saraswati Puja 2016: A Day To Seek Wisdom

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  • Saraswati Puja 2016 is on 12th Feb
  • Vasant Panchami is believed to be the birthday of Goddess Saraswati because she appeared on the day of Basant Panchami.
  • Hence, Saraswati Puja also withholds immense importance on this day.
  • She is considered as the energy of Lord Brahma, who is believed to be the creator of universe.

Legend of The Birth of Goddess Saraswati

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  • Birth of Saraswati Lord Brahma created universe, but he was upset, as all his creation was quiet and still like a dead body.
  • There was no sound and music in the universe.
  • Lord Brahma became sad after seeing all that.
  • Brahma went to Lord Vishnu and told him about his feelings after creating the universe.
  • Lord Vishnu suggested Brahma that Goddess Saraswati will help him and solved the problem.
  • So, Lord Brahma evoked Goddess Saraswati.
  • When she emerged, then on request of Brahma, she gave life to Brahmas creation by her Veena (Lute).
  • When she started playing Veena, the first letter that came out was ‘Sa’.
  • This alphabet is the first one among the seven musical notes (seven Swara).
  • This way the soundless universe got sound.
  • Lord Brahma became happy with this and he named Saraswati as Vageshwari.
  • She holds Veena in her hand; hence, she is also called ‘Veenapani.
  • She also symbolizes calmness and serenity.

Method of Saraswati Puja on Vasant Panchami

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  • Goddess Saraswati pooja To perform the Saraswati Puja, a stoup (Kalash) is enshrined.
  • The rituals start with worshiping Lord Ganesha. Later, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva are worshiped. After worshiping them, people worship Goddess Saraswati. She is bathed and adorned in white clothes.
  • Vermillion and garlands are offered to her before starting Saraswati Puja.
  • Gulaal (red color powder) is offered in her feet.
  • While performing Saraswati Puja, yellow flowers and seasonal fruits are offered as Prasad.

Saraswati Puja on Vasant Panchami Muhurta

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Vasant Panchami Puja Muhurta = 09:16 to 12:33
Duration = 3 Hours 16 Mins

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