Vasant Panchami is the primary and extra minor of two spring-themed festivals in Hindu tradition. It falls on Panchami, the fifth day of the fortnight of the waxing moon, often known as Shukla Paksha. This occurs in direction of the top of winter within the month of January-February. Vasant Panchami notifies the altering climate circle that brings the message of softness and funky breeze from laborious chilly season. Although Vasant Panchami is well known throughout India, the festivities in Punjab is one thing value attending. The folks of Punjab welcome this season and rejoice the event by carrying a yellow gown, and holding quick.
Vasant Panchami 2019 begins on ninth February 2019 12.25 and ends on 10th February 2019 14.08
Vasant Panchami Puja Muhurtam – 07.07am to 12.35pm
Duration – 05 hours 27 minutes
Vasant Panchami can be centred round Goddess Saraswati; the Goddess of knowledge. Goddess Saraswati is alleged to have gifted the world with knowledge, information, sound & music. As a part of Saraswati Puja, varied rituals are adopted. Children hold their books, pens, pencils close to the Goddess Saraswati’s toes.
As talked about above this additionally signifies the start of the Spring season, the mustard fields are full of gorgeous yellow flowers. As such the color yellow is the theme for Vasant Panchami. Yellow color signifies the vibrancy and brilliance of nature. The complete place has a yellow contact throughout this competition. People put on a yellow color gown, and so they supply a yellow flower to the Gods and Goddess.
On a particular pastry, they put together a feast referred to as Kesar halva, created from flour, nuts, sugar and cardamom powder. Saffron strands are additionally part of the dish that provides it a light perfume and vibrant yellow color. People give meals to Brahmins assuming that their ancestors are having it.
In addition to Saraswati Puja, there may be one other fantastic occasion related to Vasanth Panchami; Kite Festival. In some states of India, folks fly kites, and the sky is dotted with quite a few lovely kites.
Vasant Panchami and astrology are intently associated to one another as a result of, the Spring season has an affect on the planet Venus, which is the image of affection, allure, and amusement.