Basant Panchami: According to the classical method, there is no law of fasting on the day of Basant Panchami, but the tradition of not eating food before worshiping the gods is going on. Today, devotees also took a holy dip in the Magh Mela.
Basant Panchami 2023: Lakhs of devotees are taking a holy dip in the Sangam amid heavy rains on the fourth bathing festival of Magh Mela, Basant Panchami. The festival of Basant Panchami is celebrated on Shukla Panchami date of Magh month. According to belief, there is also a law to worship Saraswati, the goddess of learning, on the day of Basant Panchami. This time the auspicious festival of Basant Panchami is being celebrated on Thursday, January 26. It was raining continuously since midnight, but the devotees continued to come here. According to the classical method, there is no law of fasting on the day of Basant Panchami, but the tradition of not eating food before worshiping the gods is going on.
According to the saints, if you do some auspicious work on this day, then you will definitely get success in life, as well as the blessings of Maa Saraswati will also be on you. Donating papaya and banana on Basant Panchami is considered very auspicious. By doing this physical and mental development takes place. At the same time, yellow color is considered a symbol of spring. That’s why yellow color is also used in worship and clothes on this day. Along with this, mother Saraswati is also worshiped by offering yellow flowers.
Basant Panchami day is considered very auspicious for students and seekers. Basant Panchami also has special significance for the Guru-Shishya tradition. Gurus are also worshiped on this day. It is a belief that on the day of Basant Panchami one must take blessings from the Guru. By taking the blessings of the Guru on this day, the student becomes knowledgeable and concentrated. It is auspicious to plant a yellow flower plant on this day. According to Vastu, yellow color flower is considered auspicious.
Bathing is also very important on the day of Vasant Panchami. It is believed that taking a bath in the holy river on this day develops intelligence and fulfills all wishes.
The fair administration has also claimed to have completed all the preparations regarding the bathing festival of Basant Panchami and has estimated about 75 lakh devotees to take a dip of faith in the Sangam. The administration has also claimed concrete arrangements for security regarding the bathing festival of Basant Panchami. In view of the devotees coming to the fair, the police has also implemented traffic diversion in the fair.