Monday, March 18, 2013

Short Essay on 'Basant Panchmi' (100 Words)

'Basant Panchami' is a Hindu festival celebrating Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, music and art. It is celebrated throughout the India. It is celebrated every year on the fifth day (Panchami) of the Magh month according to Hindu Calander.

Basant Panchami marks the end of the winter season. In this festival the kids are taught to write their first words according to the Hindu Custom. People usually wear yellow garments in this festival. Goddess of knowledge, Devi Saraswati is worshipped all over the country. Yellow sweets are consumed within the families. Everyone enjoy the festival with great fun and enthusiasm.