Updated February 2nd, 2024 at 16:53 IST
Vasant Panchami 2024: Goddess Saraswati Temples To Visit Across India To Celebrate Arrival Of Spring
From Jammu's Kshir Bhawani Temple to Karnataka's Kollur Mookambika Temple, visit these Saraswati temples to celebrate Vasant Panchami this year.
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In 2024, the auspicious Hindu festival of Vasant Panchami is being observed on February 14. The day is celebrated across India by worshipping Goddess Saraswati. Devotees across India celebrate this occasion with extreme enthusiasm and seek blessings for knowledge, wisdom, and well-being.
Dedicated to Goddess Saraswati, Vasant Panchami holds cultural and spiritual significance. Devotees often visit specific temples to enhance their spiritual experience and here are some popular Saraswati temples to consider during this festival:
Saraswati Temple, Basar, Telangana
Situated in the serene landscapes of Telangana’s Basar, this temple is located on the banks of River Godavari and offers tranquillity and spiritual enrichment for devotees seeking the blessings of Goddess Saraswati.
Sharada Peeth, Jammu and Kashmir
Despite geopolitical challenges, the Sharada Peeth in the Neelum Valley of Pakistan-administered Kashmir holds immense historical and religious significance. Devotees visit here especially during Vasant Panchami to offer prayers and seek wisdom.
Koothanur Saraswathi Temple, Tamil Nadu
Renowned for its cultural significance, this temple in Nagapattinam district attracts artists and students during Vasant Panchami who seek blessings amidst its unique architecture.
Saraswati Temple, Narkanda, Himachal Pradesh
Situated in the Himalayas, this temple in Narkanda provides a peaceful setting for worship during Vasant Panchami.
Kollur Mookambika Temple, Karnataka
While primarily dedicated to Goddess Mookambika, this temple features a shrine for Goddess Saraswati. Devotees flock to seek blessings for academic excellence during the vibrant festivities of Vasant Panchami.
Wargal Saraswathi Temple, Telangana
Celebrated for its architectural splendour and spiritual significance, this temple in Wargal village attracts devotees during Vasant Panchami who participate in special pujas and immerse themselves in the divine aura.
Kshir Bhawani Temple, Jammu and Kashmir
Located in Tullamulla, this temple stands out with its sacred spring. Devotees gather during Vasant Panchami and seek blessings for wisdom and knowledge while believing that the colour of the spring's water changes based on upcoming events.
Published February 2nd, 2024 at 16:53 IST