Thursday, 11 January 2018

How to Celebrate Saraswati Puja in West Bengal

How to Celebrate Saraswati Puja in West Bengal
Maa Saraswati, considered the deity of music, culture and learning was worshipped acroos West Bengal with traditional gaitey and religious fervour. Girls and women decked up in traditional bright yellow Saris signifying Basanta Panchami. Boys and man ware Kurtas and offer flower to Maa. Plum and tapioca fruit are offerd to the goddess and among the sweets puffed rice, jaggery and yogurt are also offered to the Maa Saraswati. After puja pepole offered Prashad to all. This day all children celebrate No Study day. They offer their book to Maa. They participated in caltural programe in school, college, locality or club. Idol of the goddess were seen with a  cresent moon on the brow, ridiing a Swan or sat on a lotus. The next day of puja is called Visarjan, in this day of image is immerssed in the local pond or river. Then everybody waiting for the next year....


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