Sarswari Puja is celebrated on the fifth day of the Indian month Magh, which is first day of the spring season all over the India. This auspicious day is also celebrated in the state of Tamil Nadu, kerala and all over. In karnataka it is celebrated on the tenth day on Dussera and rest it is celebrated on ninth day. In west and north parts if India, the Goddess Saraswati is worshipped for four days during the Navratri period. The Puja begins with ‘Saraswati Avahan’, followed by Saraswati Puja on teh third day of Sarawati Visarjan. According to Gregorian calendar it falls in the month of January and February during Basant panchami.
It is known as very important festival in South India. It is said that Goddess Saraswati is specially worshiped on Basant Panchmi, Sri Panchmi, Navratri Saraswati Puja and Diwali Sharda Puja. Saraswati is also considered as the goddess of the music, art and culture and singers and artists always seek her blessings and grace to enhance their career through goddess blessings.
On this occasion in some parts of India, devotees worship Devi Saraswati and in south parts the Puja is followed by Vidyarambham ceremony including children aged between four to five years. This year Muhurat for Mula Nakshastra Avahan Puja is 15:32 to 17:48, the duration is up to two hours 16 minutes.