Hindus perform the Saraswati pooja during Vasant Panchami every year. According to Hindu mythology, Maa Saraswati is the Goddess of education. On this day school, college and every education institutions across India, do puja and pray Maa Saraswati with Anjali, and bhog.
Hindus offer Saraswati pooja with the belief that Maa Saraswati will always bestow her blessings on every student so that every student can shine on his or her studies.
Many family also offer their prayers to the Goddess. After Pooja, students offer anjali to Maa Saraswati and celebrate the day with their friends and families.
The pooja falls on mid week of February. So today let’s know about some of the famous Saraswarti temples situated in our country.
The best temples of Maa Saraswati situated in India are as follows:
1. Gnana Saraswati Temple
You have to travel to Telangana to have a darshan of this Saraswati temple. Not to mention, the temple is situated on the banks of Godavari river.
2. Saraswathi Devi Sakthipeeth
Another temple is Sarawathi Devi Sakthipeeth. One has to go to Jammu n Kashmir to visit the temple. People call it as Sharada Peeth which is also one of the 18 Maha Shakti Peethas in India.
3. Shringeri Sharadamba Temple
To visit this famous temple of Maa Saraswati one has to visit Karnataka and is located on banks of Tunga river. Nonetheless, the temple is now abandoned.
4. Dakshina Mookambika Temple
Devotees have to go all the way to Ernakulam district of Kerala to pay their visit to this significantly unique temple. It is also one of the famous temples of Maa Saraswati.
5. Koothanur Saraswati Temple
This beautiful temple is also dedicated to Maa Saraswati. It is present in Tamil Nadu in the village of Koothanoor.