Basant Panchami 2019: Basant Panchami or Vasant Panchami is celebrated on the fifth day of the lunar month of Magh. Considered extremely auspicious by Hindus, the day is marked by Saraswati Puja in most parts of India. Vasant Panchami is usually celebrated sometime between late January and early March every year.
This year, Basant Panchami and Saraswati Puja will be celebrated on Sunday, 10 February. At some places, the day will be celebrated on 9 February as the Panchami tithi begins at 12:25 pm on 9 February 2019 and end at 14:08 pm on 10 February.
It is believed that Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning, was born on this day. It’s a big day for students, with schools, colleges and other educational institutions arranging pujas and celebrating the occasion in a grand way.
We have compiled Saraswati Puja and Basant Panchami wishes, greetings and images for you to share with friends and family. Check them out.
Saraswati Puja and Basant Panchami wishes and greetings
1. Flowers, birds, sweets and kites, Basant Panchami simply delights! Happy Saraswati Puja!
2. Wishing you happiness, good fortune, success and progress this Vasant Panchami and always!
3. Winter on the wane, spring is set to reign! Sing song, dance along, nature beckons, that’s where you belong! Enjoy Basant Panchami!
4. May the vibrancy of colour yellow light up your life this Vasant Panchami!
5. May Goddess Saraswati bless you with infinite knowledge and wisdom! Have a blessed Basant Panchami!
6. || Ya kundendu tushar haar dhavala, ya shubravastravreta
Ya veenavaradandamandita-kara, ya shweta-padmasana
Ya Brahmachyuta Shankara-prabhritibhi devaih sada vandita
Sa Ma patu Saraswati bhagawati, nihshesh-jadyapaha ||
HAPPY SARASWATI PUJA!
7. May this Vasant Panchami bring to you the wealth of knowledge and blessings of Goddess Saraswati.
Saraswati Puja and Basant Panchami images