Basant Panchami - The festival celebrated as Saraswati Puja

Basant Panchami – The festival celebrated as Saraswati Puja

Why Basant Panchami is celebrated as Saraswati Puja ? The weather played truant this year.  Amidst the gloom and the cold that finally decided to make its presence felt – the season of ‘Basant’ has already arrived with the celebration of ‘Basant Panchami’ or ‘Vasant Panchami’ – which falls on the fifth day of the month of ‘Magha.’  It is the first day of spring, and that is why it…