Basant Panchami ( Vasant Panchami)

Basant Panchami, also spelled Vasant Panchami or the yellow festival is the day that marks the preliminary preparations for the arrival of spring. The festival is celebrated by people across the country. Panchami also marks the start of preparation for Holika/Holi or the festival of colors which takes place exactly forty days later. Vasant Utsava (festival) is celebrated forty days before Spring.

The festival is celebrated every year on the fifth day of the bright half of the Hindu lunisolar calendar month of Magha, which typically falls in late January or February. This year the day will be celebrated on 30th January 2020. The festival celebrates the agricultural fields’ ripening with yellow flowers of mustard crop, which Hindus associate with Saraswati’s favorite color. People dress in yellow saris or shirts or accessories, share yellow-colored snacks and sweets. Some add saffron to their rice and then eat yellow cooked rice as a part of an elaborate feast. They start the day by wishing their l

How is Basant Panchami celebrated ?

On the auspicious day of Basant Panchami 2020, devotees will wear yellow clothes and worship the goddess.

Devotees offer yellow flowers, kumkum, rice and bhog to Saraswati. The puja area is cleaned properly and decorated with flowers and bel leaves. Rangoli design adorn the puja and thresholds of houses. Children keep their books and other stationery items in front of the idol to seek blessing.

Basant Panchmi is popular for its delicacies like khichuri, labra (mixed vegetables), begun bhaja, paayesh, sondesh and rajbhog. In some parts of the country, kite flying also takes place on the auspicious occasion of Basant Panchami.oved ones and friends on the occasion of Basant Panchami.

Happy Basant Panchami Wishes, Messages and Quotes

May the occasion of Basant Panchami, Bring the wealth of knowledge to You, May You be blessed by Goddess Saraswati & All Your Wishes Come True.

Wishing you Happiness, Good fortune, Success, Peace, & Progress on the occasion of Basant Panchami.

May the occasion of Basant Panchami, Bring the wealth of knowledge to You, May You be blessed by Goddess Saraswati & All Your Wishes Come True.

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