Its February time and with board exams round the corner in March and April, every mother would think of celebrating saraswathi puja at their homes, so that her children’s can invoke the blessings of the goddess.
This puja is celebrated in the month of phalgun month (January to February), and is celebrated popularly in the eastern region and is mostly celebrated by the youth in colleges, schools etc.
Moreover, this festival is observed during different times in different parts of India.
In south India, this puja is celebrated during Navratri, which is also called the Mahanavami day, also observed as Ayudha puja and Saraswati puja.
Keep these things in mind during puja celebration:
The essential puja samagri used during this puja are
- Image or idol of Goddess Saraswati
- A white cloth (vastram)
- Flowers – louts, lilies or jasmine.
- Mango leaves or other decorations
- Locally available Fruits