Importance of yellow color on Basant Panchami, why wearing and eating yellow on this day is auspicious, know this Basant Panch

Basant Panchami 2023: Basant Panchami, i.e. the fifth day of Shukla Paksha of Magh month. This year the festival of Basant Panchami will be celebrated on Thursday, 26 January 2023. Basant Panchami and Jupiter also have a deep relation.

Spring has been considered the king of all seasons. Mother Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, wisdom and arts, is worshiped on the day of Basant Panchami. Everything looks yellow on Basant Panchami, yellow color is considered very important on this day. Yellow color is also considered auspicious in Hinduism. Let us know why yellow color is given so much importance on this day.

Significance of yellow color on Basant Panchami

  • Yellow color is considered auspicious in Hinduism. 
  • Yellow color is considered a symbol of pure and sattvic tendency.
  • It is believed that the yellow color is the symbol of Jupiter, and Jupiter is also considered the god of knowledge.
  • That’s why yellow colored clothes are worn on this day.
  • Sun Uttarayan happens on the day of Basant Panchami. The earth turns yellow due to the rays of the sun. The yellow rays of the sun symbolize that we should be serious and intense like the sun. 
  • This year Basant Panchami falls on a Thursday and the significance of this day has increased further.
  • On this day yellow flowers should be offered to Mother Saraswati. 
  • Saraswati Maa should be offered yellow colored clothes and yellow food. 

Day of eating yellow rice

Basant Panchami is the day of Maa Saraswati, it is believed that Maa loved yellow rice very much, so on this day sweet yellow rice is prepared at home and offered to Maa. Similarly, yellow color is very important on this day, so on this day sweet rice is made in almost every house.

From the day of Basant Panchami, the weather starts to become pleasant, the cold starts to go away and the feeling of heat starts to be felt. Flowers start blooming on trees and plants, this is a symbol of the coming of spring. Mustard crop gets ready after ripening in the spring season. The earth looks yellow with yellow flowers. So, on this Basant Panchami, worship Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, she will fulfill all your wishes.

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