Vasant Panchami: Fit yourself in perfect yellow outfit for Saraswati Puja in Bollywood style
Updated On : 22 Jan 2018,09:13 AM
Basant Panchmi is celebrated on the fifth day (Panchami Tithi) of the bright fortnight (Shukla Paksha) of the Hindu month Magh.
From this day the spring season (Vasant Ritu) begins and Vasant Panchami day is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati. On this day Saraswati puja is performed.
Purvahna Kala is the time between the sunrise and the midday, is considered to decide Vasant Panchami day.
The colour yellow holds great significance during Basant Panchami as it is associated with the colour of mustard flowers that bloom during this season, so wearing yellow is also encouraged.
It is also a day when ladies who love playing with colours can try yellow as it has the power to instantly brighten up your day. This is how ladies you can dress yourself in yellow this basant panchmi:
The devotess in Bihar observe Basant Panchami by waking up early taking a bath, dressing up in yellow clothing and offering prayers to the Sun god and Goddess Saraswati.
West Bengal: Girls and women dress themselves in yellow traditional attires while men and boys wear clothes mostly in yellow.
Punjab: People celebrate this day by flying kites on their rooftops.
Rajasthan: Whereas, people wear jasmine garlands on the day of the festival.
Other States: In Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttar Pradesh, people worship Shiva and Parvati and offer mango flowers and wheat.