Basant Panchami has a peculiar meaning where “Basant” means spring and “Panchami” means the fifth day of the spring season in India. This auspicious day of Basant Panchami is solemnly dedicated to Goddess Saraswati also known as ‘Saraswati Jayanti’. Goddess Saraswati is portrayed as speckles lady dressed in white attire, white flowers and white pearls. By sitting on a lotus, Goddess Saraswati signifies that she enroots in the Supreme Reality, and symbolizes Supreme Knowledge.
Astrological Significance of Basant Panchami:
Saraswati is the Goddess of learning who blesses the humanity with the greatest wealth i.e. knowledge. Vamtantra conducts special Tantrik Saraswati Puja on this auspicious occasion of Basant Panchmi. Individuals for whom Vamtantra performs this puja are blessed with great and intelligent skills, knowledge of desired subject or activity, concentration in education and they command success in their exams. Saraswati Puja is recommended for every student whether in school, college or preparing for competitive exams. Apart from mentioned benefits it is also highly beneficial for writers, creative thinkers and vocal performers especially for singers. Vamtantra advices everyone to do the maximum number of Japa (enchantment) of the Shri Saraswati Mantra “Ang” during this period of “Gupt Navratri”.
Neo initiation of education for kids:
On the occasion of Saraswati Jayanti children are taught to write their first word with the help of “khadiya” by their mother, guru or a learned person so that the child excels and gain the best education and knowledge in the life ahead. After the worship of Goddess Saraswati, the students keep their books underneath the idol of Goddess Saraswati and also Brahmins are fed and are given “daan”.
Astrological Significance of Basant Panchami: Spiritual Significance
The festival of Saraswati puja conveys spiritual significance as in all other Hindu festivals. The arrival of spring conveys or expresses the end of depression and melancholy and awakening into new emotion of great happiness. The spiritual significance is that the festival symbolizes the end of the days of ignorance and awakening into Spiritual enlightenment. Spiritually learned and people inclined towards spiritual progress attach great importance to the worship of Goddess Saraswati. Intellectual & educated people worship Goddess Saraswati for spiritual enlightenment.
Astrological benefits of Saraswati Puja:
Saraswati Puja performed by Vamtantra on Basant Panchami helps everyone to a great extent in reducing the malefic effects of Chandra, Budh, Brahaspati and Shukra. Persons undergoing mahadasa (main-period), antardardasa (sub-period) of Moon, Mercury, Jupiter and Venus can take benefit by carrying out this divine puja and daan. Individuals undergoing the retrograde effect of Moon, Mercury, Jupiter and Venus in their horoscope must go for the above Puja to take the benefit.
Special Tantrik Saraswati Puja helps individual as follows:
- To attain supreme knowledge and peace.
- To begin a journey for good education or a new course in school / college / university.
- To remove obstacles coming in the way of education and career.
- To attain peaceful and powerful mind.
- To accelerate learning of the students.
- To motivate students for higher studies.
- To stimulate person to gain mastery in any art.
- To make memory more intense, sharp and stronger.
- To minimize the malefic effect of afflicted Moon, Mercury, Jupiter and Venus.
- For excellent results and higher education of students.
Mata Saraswati is the one who bestows education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge required for spiritual enlightenment. Thus we should welcome the incessant spring of recurrent bliss in our lives, understanding the spiritual significance of Vasant Panchami.