Saraswati Jayanti or Saraswati Puja falls on fifth day in bright half of of Magh month (January – February) as per all standard Hindu calendars. Saraswati Jayanti 2023 date is January 26.
It is also known as Vasant Panchami (Basant Panchami) / Shri Panchami / Saraswati Panchami / Vidyadayini Saraswati vratam. It is believed on this day Goddess Saraswati was born.
In Bengal, Saraswati Puja is celebrated on this day. As we know, Durga Puja (during Navratri), Lakshmi Puja (on Sharat Purnima), Kali Puja (on Diwali), and Saraswati Puja (on Basant Panchami) are four popular festivals to worship the Mother Goddess in Bengal.
Goddess Saraswati is worshipped with 16 steps of puja and offered special naivedya. Aksharabhyasa, initiation of education for children, is performed in mass numbers in Saraswati temples on Basant Panchami Saraswati Puja.
Panchang, 26 January 2023
Suryodayam (Sunrise) : 06:52 AM
Suryastama (Sunset) : 05:53 PM
Chandrodayam (Moonrise) : 10:15 AM
Chandrastama (Moonset) : 10:44 PM
Tithi : Panchami upto 10:28 AMShashthi
Nakshatra : Uttara Bhadrapada upto 06:57 PMRevati
Yoga : Balava upto 10:28 AM Kaulava upto 09:42 PM Taitila
Karana : Shiva upto 03:29 PM Siddha
Weekday : Guruwara
Paksha : Shukla Paksha
Shaka Samvat : 1944 Shubhakruth
Chandramasa : Magha – Purnimanta Magha – Amanta
Vikram Samvat : 2079 Rakshasa
Gujarati Samvat : 2079 Aananda
Abhijit Muhurat : 12:01 PM to 12:45 PM
Amrit Kalam : 02:22 PM to 03:54 PM
Time to avoid:
Rahu Kalam : 01:45 PM to 03:08 PM
Yamaganda : 06:52 AM to 08:15 AM
Gulikai Kalam : 09:38 AM to 11:00 AM
Dur Muhurtam : 10:33 AM to 11:17 AM 02:57 PM to 03:41 PM
Varjyam : 06:47 AM, Jan 27 to 08:21 AM, Jan 27
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