Basant Panchami 2023: On which day is Basant Panchami 25 or 26 January? Know the date and auspicious time!
Saraswati, the goddess of wisdom and knowledge, is worshiped on Basant Panchami or Vasant Panchami. The Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts and science is known as Saraswati. This year the festival of Basant Panchami will be celebrated on 26 January 2023. On this day students worship Mother Saraswati. Vasant Panchami is also known as Shri Panchami and Saraswati Panchami.
Yellow color is very important on this day. People wear yellow clothes for the holiday, worship goddess Saraswati and consume customary foods. Yellow represents both the field of wisdom and mustard, which indicates the beginning of spring.
The day begins in schools and educational institutions with Saraswati Pujan on Vasant Panchami. Anubuj Muhurta is an ideal time and considered auspicious to perform the rituals performed during Saraswati Pujan.
Astrologers consider early morning hours to be the best time to worship Goddess Saraswati and while the Panchami (fifth) tithi (date) prevails.
Basant Panchami 2023 Muhurat
This year, the auspicious time of Saraswati Puja will be celebrated on Basant Panchami, Thursday, 26 January 2023, from 07:12 am to 12:34 pm.
Saraswati Puja Mantra:
Or Kundendutusharhardhavla or Shubhravastravrata or Veenavardandamanditkara or Svetapadmasana. Ya Brahmachyut Shankarprabhritibhirdevai: Mother Saraswati Bhagwati is always worshiped forever. Shukla Brahmavichar Saar Paramamadya Jagadvyapini Veena-Book-Dharinimabhayadan Jadyandhakarapaham. Haste Sphatikmalika Viddhati Padmasane Sansthitam Vande Ta Bhagwani Bhagwati Buddhipradam Shardam ॥2॥