Basant Panchami is celebrated as the commence of “Basant Panchami” famously known as the queen of all seasons. Hindu celebrate this day on the fifth day of Phalgun month according to the people’s traditional ways.
On this day the Goddess Saraswati Mata Marble Murti who is also called the goddess of education is worshipped. People believe that it is the best day to teach your child how to write on a slate with chalk in West Bengal it is called “Hate-Khori”. ‘Hate’ define as “in hand” while ‘Khori’ defines as “Chalk”. In Odissa, this ritual is called Khadi- Chuan.
Goddess Saraswati Mata Marble Statue is worshiped as the Hindu goddess who resembles Music, Art, Wisdom, Learning, Speech, and Knowledge with great devotion. Many educational firms chant and remember Goddess Saraswati for the right education and prosperity, as it is believed that worshiping Saraswati Ji leads to the attainment of knowledge and wisdom. It is also said that worshipping Saraswati Ji wholeheartedly helps to remove the darkness from the lives of her devotees and leads them towards the light of Knowledge.
Saraswati Mata Marble Statue in Sanskrit is known as “flowing water” due to her, the human being is allowed to have thought and inspired to take action accordingly. Saraswati Ma is known as the river of consciousness that galvanizes creation. She is also called the goddess who defeats the darkness of ignorance and shines our life.
Saraswati Ma is the wife of her father and the daughter of Lord Brahma. There are many mythological stories behind that, Saraswati Ma cursed Brahma and later Shiv Ji remove his fifth head out of anger. Despite being the husband of Saraswati Ma Brahma is rarely worshipped today, while statues of Saraswati Ji can be found in every Hindu village and town.
Saraswati Mata Marble Murti is also known as Brahmi, Sarada, Vagisvari, Bharati, Shatarupa, Vedamata, and Putkari. Saraswati Ji is not only worshipped in Hinduism, but also by Jains and Buddhists. In South India, she is known as Saraswathi, on the other hand in North India as Saraswati. People in other countries including China, Burma, Thailand, and Japan also revere Saraswati Ma.
Mother Saraswati is said to be the presiding deity of music. Taal, Swara, Laya, and Raga-Ragini. People who are excellent in this are recognized as the beautiful gift from the Saraswati Ma. It is also said that Saraswati Ji contributed greatly to the creation of this pristine world.
Saraswati ji is a Veena Vadini. His veena playing gives the inspiration to lead a musical life. While playing the veena, the human body becomes completely still. In this condition the person’s body almost attains Samadhi. It is considered a type of meditation. It is said that the melody emanating from the veena dissolves sweetness in human life.
Saraswati Ji can be remembered in seven ways in total. That is why she is also called Swaratmika. According to the Puranas, the knowledge of the Saptavid vows is obtained from Saraswati Ji. That is why she is called Saraswati.