Saraswati Pooja is the worship of goddess Sarswati represents the learning, wisdoms, and knowledge. She is the goddess of Hindu religion who is a sign of peace, arts, music, and crafts. Saraswati Pooja is the festival which celebrated during the Vasant Panchami festival and Navratra Festival in a year. Goddess
Saraswati is a sign of creativity, power and inspirations. During Vasant Panchami it celebrated in the month of Magh that is January or February and During Navratra it celebrated in the months of October or November. In the state of Kerala the worship of Sarswati is called as the festival of Vidyarambham.
Sarswati Pooja is the most celebrated festival of North India. People from those parts start learning their children first time and inspire to write first time. (more…)
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Saraswati Puja takes place in a spring season. During her worship time Vasant Panchami festival also celebrated with a massive excitement. She is called as a “Mother of The Vedas”. She is considered a creation of Lord Brahma. According to Skanda Puran, she is related with lord Shiva and his son Ganesh.
Maa Saraswati- A Form of Saraswati:
The trinity of goddess Kali, Saraswati and goddess Lakshmi is known as a Maha Saraswati. Maha Saraswati has eight arms. It is considered that Maha Saraswati is a daughter of goddess Gowri. She had killed Shumbha and other demons. She supports the base of three worlds.
How to Perform Saraswati Puja :
According to Vedic calendar, Saraswati Puja takes place on the fifth day of Magh month. On this day, people keep their books and instruments in front of goddess picture or statue and worship her.
It is believed that on this occasion book reading is not permitted. Devotees offered honey to goddess Saraswati. Honey signifies a perfect and true knowledge.
In the south states Saraswati Puja observed during the Navratri time, a nine day long celebration dedicated to goddess Shakti. Mentors or Gurus are also worshiped on this day as a personification of goddess Saraswati.
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