Saraswati Puja 2021: Know why yellow is the colour of Vasant Panchami
According to the Hindu sacred writings, Vasant Panchami, otherwise called Saraswati Puja, is praised each year on Panchami of Magh month Shukla Paksha. The propitious date during the current year's celebration is 16 February.
As per Hindu convictions, it is accepted that on this day Goddess Durga brought forth Goddess Saraswati, who is viewed as the goddess of information, craftsmanship, and music.
Vasant Panchami, likewise called Saraswati Puja, is a celebration that denotes the groundwork for the appearance of spring season or 'Basant' and is additionally seen as the day when fans love goddess Saraswati.
The Saraswati Puja is noticed each year on the fifth day of the Hindu lunisolar schedule month of Magha, which normally falls in late January or February. The celebration is praised by individuals in different manners relying on the area they have a place with. Vasant Panchami likewise denotes the beginning of arrangements for Holika and Holi, which happen forty days after the fact.
On this day, individuals wear yellow clothing types and implore Maa Saraswati - the goddess of information, music, language and expressions in Hinduism. Yellow is the principal shade of the celebration for a few reasons. During this time, spring blossoms, for example, Daffodils, Marigold, Hyacinth and lilies sprout and they are typically yellow in shading. This is one reason why yellow is a conspicuous shade of the event.
Another explanation is that Goddess Saraswati's number one tone is yellow. Along these lines, lovers ensure her golden calf is clad in yellow attire and yellow blossoms are offered to the goddess. During the puja, individuals decide to wear yellow conventional dress and accomplices to respect the goddess.
A third explanation is a conviction that the shading yellow means information, learning and satisfaction in Hindu culture. Alongside wearing splendid yellow attire, individuals likewise get ready yellow-hued bites and desserts, for example, saffron rice, 'Sheera', Boondi ke laddoo and khichdi among others.
We wish a Happy Saraswati Puja.