Basant Panchami 2020: Mantras and songs to appease Goddess Saraswati
New Delhi | Jagran Lifestyle Desk: Basant Panchami is being celebrated across India on Thursday. The festival marks the onset of spring and celebrated on fifth day of Hindi Magha month. On this day, Maa Saraswati-- Goddess of knowledge, arts and music is worshipped. People wear yellow clothes on Basant Panchami as it considered favourite by the Goddess. Popular delicacies like rajbhog, khichdi, sondesh, kachauri, labra, etc. are prepared on Saraswati Puja. Kite flying is prepared on the auspicious occasion of Basant Panchami.
On this day, Goddess Saraswati is worshiped with divine songs. The most popular worship song is believed to be the song 'Veenavadini Var De' written by poet Suryakant Tripathi 'Nirala'. Basant Panchami is worshiped at Saraswati temples and places where idols are installed in several parts of the country. On this occasion, we have brought some selected songs for people who have little or no idea about choosing which song to play on Basant Panchami. These songs can be played during puja on youtube from your mobile, or PC. The devotional songs, and mantras are an important part of the festival and sung on the occasion of Basant Panchami.
The first song for Basant Panchami is from the film 'Alap' which is sung by Yeshudas and Lata Mangeshkar.
This Saraswati Vandana is sung by lata Mangeshkar.
Vara de Veena Vadini
The third song is the famous song with which we are all familiar. The famous song is written by Nirala is Vera Veena Vadini.
Om Jai Saraswati Mata- Anuradha Paudwal
“Om Jai Saraswati Mata,” sung by Anuradha Paudwal is the traditional aarti song. The verses of Saraswati aarti are chanted during idol worship on this significant occasion.
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