Vasanth Panchami celebrations at Home

vasantpanchamipujaA festival we celebrate to pay homage to the goddess of knowledge, Saraswathi.

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Ashrith will be going to Kindergraten this fall and taking blessings of Goddess Saraswati before begining formal school is a tradition .

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Books and other educational items kept near goddess for blessings .

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Children wear yellow to commemorate this day and eat yellow sweets as prasad.

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The flowers offered to the Goddess must be in yellow color too. The color yellow holds a special meaning for this celebration as it signifies the brilliance of nature and the vibrancy of life.

vasantpanchamieaselgiftAshrith got to open his easel board on this auspicious day……….one of the best educational tool for a Preschooler !!

Note: Hari Temple in Harrisburg will be having Vasant Panchami Goddess Saraswati Puja at 11.15 am on Sunday  ,February 24th ,2013.

6 thoughts on “Vasanth Panchami celebrations at Home”

  1. Hi Aparna, this is great. As Jyoti said, i like the way you continue to uphold traditions, and highlight the significance of the same. Wish Ashrith good luck as he begins another important phase of schooling – He will shine!!

    1. Thanks Jyothi , for all the wonderful words and blessings for Ashrith. Living aboard ,you know ,we have to constantly make a effort to teach our child the Indian traditions.

  2. Hi Aparna, Beautiful pics of goddess Saraswati with all the decorations. Wishing Ashrith all the luck and best wishes for starting the new chapter of his life. May he achieve the heights of knowledge and success.

    1. Heartfelt Thanks for all the wonderful blessings you sent Rachna.Ashrith is having lots of fun and positive experience in Preschool .As a mother, Iam very excited abt the KG ..few months to go till then I just love to watch him learn and grow.

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