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SARASWATI PUJA

Puja Vidhi for Saraswati Puja

Saraswati puja is performed for attaining wisdom and knowledge

  • The Saraswati puja begins with setting up an idol of Maa Saraswati. The idol is then purified by Ganga Jal.
  • A Sankalp (vow) is taken by the devotees by taking water in the hands in front of the Goddess.
  • The devotees drink holy water through palms and then put a tilak on the forehead.
  • Then, they offer camphor mixed water, flowers, honey, ghee, cow milk, Panchamrit, sugar and clothes or saree to Goddess Saraswati and worship them.
  • Finally, they perform Aarti and distribute Prasad

Mantras for Saraswati Puja

To worship Goddess Saraswati, the devotees chant several mantras, stotras and slokas on the second day of the Navratri festival:

Om Devi Saraswatyai Namah (to be recited for 108 times in a row)

  • Goddess Saraswati Mantra:

Om Vageeshwaryae Vidmahe Vagwadeenyae
Dhimahe Tannah Saraswati Prachodayat

  • Goddess Saraswati Stuti:

Ya Devi Sarva Bhuteshu Maa Saraswati Rupena Samsthita
Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namah

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