Basant Panchami 2021: According to Hindu Panchang, Basant Panchami is celebrated every year on Panchami of Magh month Shukla Paksha. The festival of Basant Panchami 2021 is on 16 February this year. In many states of North India, Basant Panchami is also known as Shri Panchami, Vasant Panchami and Saraswati Panchami. According to Hindu beliefs, Mother Saraswati was born on the day of Basant Panchami and because of this, there is a law of worship on this day. Saraswati is considered the goddess of knowledge, art and music.
What is the Importance of Yellow on Basant Panchami?
Importance of Yellow Color is considered to be of special importance on Basant Panchami. In many temples also, the idol of Goddess Saraswati is decorated with yellow clothes and ornaments on this day.
2 Important Reasons for Importance of Yellow on Basant Panchami
- It is believed that from the day of Basant Panchami, the cold weather ends and the weather starts to be pleasant. Everywhere new leaves, flowers and buds start blooming on trees and plants. During this season in the village, the earth appears yellow due to the mustard crop. Keeping this yellow earth in mind, people welcome Basant Panchami by wearing yellow clothes.
- At the same time, according to the second belief, on the day of Basant Panchami, the sun is Uttarayan. Whose yellow rays symbolize that one should become serious and sharp like the sun. For these two reasons, yellow has special significance on Basant Panchami.
Dev Guru Jupiter will Rise
In astrology, Guru planet is also considered as a factor of knowledge. The Guru gives success to the person in the field of education, in addition to this, he also provides high status in life and money from various sources. On the day of Basant Panchami, Guru is emerging from the setting. Who is creating an auspicious yoga. Due to which the importance of Basant Panchami increases even more.