|When is Saraswati Avahan in 2023|
|20 October, 2023 (Bhadrapada)|
|Panchang for Saraswati Avahan|
|Choghadiya Muhurat on Saraswati Avahan|
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The very first day of Goddess Saraswati Puja at the time of Navratri festival is popularly celebrated as ‘Saraswati Avahan’. The term Avahan denotes invocation and thus the ritual of Saraswati Avahan is performed for invoking the divine blessings of Goddess Saraswati.
The concluding three days of the grand festival of Navratri are primarily dedicated for worshipping Saraswati Maa. The ritual of Saraswati Avahan is performed on the seventh day (Maha Saptami) in the month of Ashwin during Shukla Paksha as per the Hindu calendar. According to the Gregorian calendar, the is being observed in the month of October or November.
What is shubh muhurt for Saraswati Avahan 2023?
Check the Choghadiya to know the auspicious timings of the day.
The ritual of Saraswati Avahan is observed at the fortunate and auspicious Mula Nakshatra Muhurat. The total time duration for the Puja is approximately five hours. But the time usually varies from year to year.
Read: Basant Panchami - Birthday of Goddess Saraswati.
According to Hindu Vedic sacred texts, Goddess Saraswati is recognized for helping Lord Brahma, Shiva, and Vishnu in the creation and maintenance of this Universe.
Goddess Saraswati is additionally known by the names of Sharada, Mahavidya Nila Saraswati, Vidyadayini, Sharadamba, Veenapani, and Pustak Dharini.
'Saraswati Avahan' is a two-letter word, where Saraswati is Goddess Saraswati and avahan means summoning. Subsequently, Goddess Saraswati, the Goddess of learning and knowledge is summoned by the devotees on this favorable day. Lord Brahma created the universe with the knowledge of Goddess Saraswati only. There is no achievement in life conceivable without learning and insight. Goddess Saraswati is summoned and worshipped devotedly in the last three days of Navratri. The main day of summoning Goddess Saraswati is called Saraswati Avahan.
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The devotees worship the Goddess with utmost dedication and zeal. To seek wisdom and immense knowledge, the devotees worship Goddess Saraswati and observe the ritual of Saraswati Avahan.
In Hinduism, Jainism as well as Buddhism, Goddess Saraswati is worshiped with immense devotion as she is the Goddess which blesses her devotees with supreme knowledge and also supports in conserving the sacred teachings of Gautam Buddha.