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Saraswati Puja 2017: Know Vasant Panchami Puja tithi, Vidhi and shubh muhurat

Vasant Panchami Is Also Known As Shri Panchami And Saraswati Panchami. Purvahna Kala, Which Is The Time Between The Sunrise And The Midday, Is Considered To Decide Vasant Panchami Day. Vasant Panchami Is Celebrated On The Day When Panchami Tithi Prevails During Purvahna Kala.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Neha Singh | Updated on: 01 Feb 2017, 07:59:45 AM
 Saraswati Puja 2017: Check out Vasant Panchami Puja Muhurta, Vidhi and auspicious timings (Image:PTI)

New Delhi:

Basant Panchmi is celebrated on the fifth day (Panchami Tithi) of the bright fortnight (Shukla Paksha) of the Hindu month Magh. 

From this day the spring season (Vasant Ritu) begins and Vasant Panchami day is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati. On this day Saraswati puja is performed.

Purvahna Kala is the time between the sunrise and the midday, is considered to decide Vasant Panchami day. 

Vasant Panchami is also known as Shri Panchami and Saraswati Panchami. Purvahna Kala, which is the time between the sunrise and the midday, is considered to decide Vasant Panchami day. Vasant Panchami is celebrated on the day when Panchami Tithi prevails during Purvahna Kala. Due to which Vasant Panchami might also fall on Chaturthi Tithi.

Saraswati Puja on Vasant Panchami Muhurta

Vasant Panchami Puja Muhurta = 07:13 to 12:34
Duration = 5 Hours 21 Mins

Panchami Tithi Begins = 03:41 on 1/Feb/2017

Panchami Tithi Ends = 02:20 on 2/Feb/2017

The Puja becomes even more powerful when worshipers recite Saraswati Stotra along with the other rituals.

Puspanjali Mantra

Om Bhadro Kallyoi Namo Nityan

Saraswatyoi Namo Namah

Veda Vedanta Vedanga

Bidya sthanebhaya

Ebacho esso swachandana

Billyopatro Pushpanjali

Om Oing Shree Shree Saraswatoi Namoh

Pranam mantra

Om Jay Jay Debi Characharo Sare

Kuchojugo Shobhito Mukta Hare

Veena Ranjito Pustaka Haste

Bhagobati Bharati Debi Namohstute

Om Saraswati Maha Bhage

Vidya Kamolo Lochone

Biswarupe Bishalakshi

Vidyang dehi namohastute


  • It is considered auspicious if children worship Saraswati Maa, the goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning.
  • People feed Brahmans on this occasion and also perform Pitra-Tarpan, the traditional ancestral worship.
  • Basant Panchami is the day when children are taught their first words, making it an auspicious occasion which marks the beginning of their learning process. 

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First Published : 31 Jan 2017, 08:45:00 AM