Why is Saraswati Puja celebrated on the day of Basant Panchami?

He sprinkled water from his kamandal with the aim of making some changes in the creation. As soon as the water was sprinkled, a goddess riding on a white colored swan appeared from a beam of light, which was Mother Saraswati.

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BY A STAFF REPORTER: The festival of Basant Panchami is celebrated every year on the fifth day of Shukla Paksha of Magh month. According to the Hindu calendar, this time the festival of Basant Panchami will be celebrated on Wednesday, 14 February 2024. While this day is considered to be the beginning of spring season, on this day there is a law to worship Goddess Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, art and learning. After all, what is it that Mother Saraswati is worshiped on the day of Basant Panchami? 

It is believed that on the day of Basant Panchami, Goddess Saraswati appeared. This festival is celebrated as his birthday. According to a legend, when Brahma Ji created the world by the orders of Vishnu, he found everything in the whole creation but he saw that everyone was silent, calm and sad. Then he took out water from his kamandal and sprinkled it in order to make some changes in the creation. As soon as the water was sprinkled, a goddess riding on a white colored swan appeared from a beam of light, which was Mother Saraswati.