Ashrith will be going to Kindergraten this fall and taking blessings of Goddess Saraswati before begining formal school is a tradition .
Books and other educational items kept near goddess for blessings .
Children wear yellow to commemorate this day and eat yellow sweets as prasad.
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.
Note: Hari Temple in Harrisburg will be having Vasant Panchami Goddess Saraswati Puja at 11.15 am on Sunday ,February 24th ,2013.