The widely celebrated festival of India, Vasant Panchami is a festival that signals the culmination of the winter season and harbingers spring. This year it falls on February 1. Vasant Panchami festival is celebrate to commemorate the birthdate of Sarawati, the Hindu goddess of wisdom.
Young girls and women adorn in bright yellow dresses clubbed with pretty jewellery. Those excited about the festival leave no chance to indulge in the festivities. It is customary to prepare and relish a feast with delicacies like kesar halwa. This is made from flour, sugar, nuts, and cardamom powder.
Since the goddess is considered to be an epitome of wisdom, therefore the day is celebrated in educational institutions also. Statues of Saraswati are adorned with yellow sari and jewellery. These are then worshiped, prayers are offered, and musical events are organized to please the goddess.
Vasant Panchami is observed as the birth anniversary of the Hindu goddess Sarasvati, who is the goddess of wisdom embodies varied facets of learning such as the sciences, arts, crafts and skills.
The Goddess Sarasvati is the goddess of intellect and learning. She flaunts four hands which symbolize ego, intellect, alertness and the mind respectively.
Here is a list of various signifying nuances which is inspirational for all humans worshipping this deity. Take a glimpse:
Peacock: Strong ego can be held back by wisdom
White Costume: Purity
White Swan: Human’s ability to demarcate the good from the bad
Saraswati plays Music on Veena: Music symbolizes peace and harmony
Vasant Panchmi 2017 falls tomorrow, and it must be made special. What makes tomorrow more special is that much-awaited Indian budget is also slated for tomorrow. What’s more? It will be for the first time in Indian history that the Railway budget will be consummated within Union Budget 2017. So folks, what better an opportunity to plan your expenses and piggy expenses, in accordance with the Union budget to ensure you save enough to accomplish all your dreams. Afterall, planned expenses are always better. Ain’t they?