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Things To Do On Vasant Panchami

By: Subodini Menon
बसंत पंचमी पर जरूर करें ये शुभ कार्य| Auspicious Work On Basant Panchami| Boldsky

Vasant panchami is a day of celebration of all things fresh and happy. On this day, on one hand, wisdom is celebrated and on the other hand, love is honored. It is said that if the westerners celebrate love on valentine's day, Indians celebrate it on the day of Vasant panchami.

On Vasant panchami, Goddess Saraswati is worshipped. The Goddess Saraswati is the patron of all knowledge and wisdom. She is also the goddess of arts, music, technology and science. This is the reason that vasant panchami is also known as Saraswati Panchami or Shri Panchami to.

Things To Do On Vasant Panchami

As a day dedicated to the Goddess Saraswati, little children are initiated on the path of knowledge on this day. The children are introduced to the world of education in a ritual known as Akshar Abhyas, Vidya Praasana or Vidya arambh. Colleges, schools and other educational institutions offer poojas to the Goddess saraswati and seek her blessings.

Vasant panchami is a day dedicated to love too. It is said that the muhurt of vasant panchami is the best in the year to tie the knot. The day of Vasant panchami is so auspicious that community marriages are organized for hundreds of couples together.

Muhurt For Vasant Panchami

Panchami date begins on 21 jan 2018 at 15.33 and ends on 22 jan 2018 at 16.24. The muhurt starts at 6.52 to 12.37. the muhurt lasts for a duration of 5 hours and 44 minutes.

There are certain things that if done on the vasant panchami day, bring immense amounts of good fortune to the family. In today's article we shall talk about these and more. Read on to know further.

Things that you should do on the day of Vasant panchami.

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Lotus flower

Place a lotus flower in the area of worship in your house on Vasant panchami. Lotus flower is considered very auspicious in the Hindu religion. Placing it in the area of worship will please Goddess Saraswati and Goddess Lakshmi both

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Peacock Feather

Among the many things that bring auspiciousness and takes away negativity is the peacock feather. If your baby is sick all the time and lacks energy, place the peacock feather in the child's bedroom. All negativity will be sucked away and your baby will be back to his old self. If your household is ridden with sickness and afflictions, place the feather in the pooja room on the vasant panchami day to relive all the negativity.

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Veena

Veena is one of the most auspicious and holy musical instruments. It is used by the Goddess Saraswati. Keep a veena in your house to attract good luck, prosperity and wisdom into your house. If you can't get a real veena, you can also go for a smaller model of it.

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Swan

Swans are the favorite of the Goddess Saraswati. It is said that Goddess Saraswati uses a swan as her vahan. On the Vasant panchami day, install and idol or a picture of swans in a area that you and your family members often use.

The image of the swan will bring peace, wisdom and happiness to your household.

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Chant The Following Mantra

Chant the following mantra on the vasant panchami day to boost your luck.

Pratham Bharti Naam Dwitiya Cha Saraswati
Tritiya Sharda Devi Chaturtha Vahini
Pancham Jagtikhyata Shahtham Vaagishwari Tatha
Saptam Kumudi Prokta Ashthame Brahmacharini
Navam Buddhidrati Cha Dashamam Vardayini
Ekadasham Chndrakanti, Dwadasham Bhuwaneshwari
Dwadashetani Naamani Trisandhya Yah Padenarah
Jihavaagre Vasate Nityam Brahamarupa Saraswati

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Story first published: Sunday, January 21, 2018, 9:00 [IST]
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