Saraswati Puja is undoubtedly the most popular festival in the eastern region. Saraswati is the goddess of learning, arts and crafts. This festival is held in the month of Magh (January-February).
Goddess Saraswati is the fountainhead of all learning and art forms. Students, professionals, artists, musicians and scholars worship Maa Saraswati seeking wisdom, artistic and technical skills, academic excellence and a good heart.
Vasant Panchami and Navratri are some special occasions when Saraswati puja is popularly performed. You can, however, perform Saraswati puja in your home on any day you feel.
Here is a simple Saraswati puja procedure for households. It is highly auspicious to get the puja done by school going children in the family.
You may think what so important about this festival and how it beats Valentine’s day. So here are the 3 reasons why Saraswati Puja beats valentine’s day in Assam.
Boys and girls in traditional dresses
The Saraswati Puja is one of the most important socio cultural events after Bihu and Durga Puja. Girls come out wearing traditional dresses like Mekhela Chador and Saree to schools and colleges to offer prayers. In no other days of the year you will able to see all girls wearing traditional outfits. Most of the boys also wear ethnic dresses.
Best day for a perfect date
Parks, Restaurants, Theatres, Malls, you will find great options to hang out with your loved one on Saraswati Puja. Couple are free to walk hand in hand lost in their own love stories.
New hope for singles
Saraswati Puja is a paradise for singles. On this day, every single has a probability of finding true love skyrockets. Also, most of them make it a point to open up about their feelings to the one they love on Saraswati Puja. And of course, some of them get answer with a lajukia smile which means a heart warming yes!