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Vasant Panchami : The Festival of Knowledge and Art

Vasant Panchami 2017 As ‘Diwali’ – the festival of light – is to Lakshmi, goddess of wealth and prosperity, and ‘Navaratri’ is to Durga, goddess of power and valor, Vasant Panchami is to Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge and arts. This festival is celebrated every year on the 5th day or ‘Panchami’ of the bright fortnight …

Why Basant Panchmi is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati?

What is Basant Panchmi? Basant Panchami, also known as Vasant Panchami, is the festival celebrated to welcome the season of spring. Spring season is known as ‘Rituraj’, i.e. King of seasons. At this time, the beauty of nature is at its highest point. Flowers blossom, wheat crops ripe and weather get pleasant during the time …