Basant Panchami is a festival that marks the preliminary preparations for the arrival of spring. Basant Panchami celebrations differ according to various regions in India, the festival is dedicated to goddess Saraswati. Saraswati Goddess is also known as the Goddess of knowledge, language, music and all arts, Goddess Sarwasti is massively worshipped by the people.
Apart from religious offerings, devotees sing soulful bhajans to impress the Goddess and keep the festive charm alive. This year Basant Panchami will be held on January 29. The list of devotional songs is soulful to worship the Goddess of Knowledge, Mata Saraswati.
Goddess Saraswati is a symbol of creative energy and power in all its forms. Basant Panchami also celebrates the agricultural fields season alongside yellow flowers of mustard crop, which devotees associate Maa Saraswati’s favourite colour. It is celebrated with a lot of zeal and enthusiasm. And students associate with the celebration more. They dress in yellow saris or shirts or accessories, marking the auspicious festival.
Along with devotion, dressing in yellow clothes, Saraswati Puja 2020 also marks the day of immersing our souls in melodious bhajans. Bhajans that make our surroundings more peaceful and blissful.
Saraswati Puja 2020 Bhajans:
First song for Basant Panchami is from the film ‘Alap’, sung by Yeshudas and Lata Mangeshkar.
Saraswati Vandana sung by Lata Mangeshkar.
“Vara de Veena Vadini”, A famous Basant Panchami song which we all know about. This famous song is written by Nirala
“Om Jai Saraswati Mata,” sung by Anuradha Paudwal is a famous traditional aarti song. The verses of Saraswati aarti are chanted during idol worship on this significant day.