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Saraswati Puja Mantra

Saraswati Puja mantra ischanted on the auspicious occasion of Saraswati Puja. This Hindu mantra is recited by devotees all around the globe for more wisdom and knowledge. This Saraswati Puja mantra is recited by scientists, musicians and students to gain knowledge, wisdom and learning.

Saraswati Puja Mantra 1

Yaa Kundendu tushaara haaradhavalaa, Yaa shubhravastraavritha|
Yaa veenavara dandamanditakara, Yaa shwetha padmaasana||

Yaa brahmaachyutha shankara prabhritibhir Devaisadaa Vanditha|
Saa Maam Paatu Saraswatee Bhagavatee Nihshesha jaadyaapahaa||

Translation in English: “May the deity of learning, who is fair as the jasmine moon, whose white garland resembles dew drops, who is bedecked in serene white apparel, whose arm rests on the musical instrument veena, who sits on a white lotus throne and who is shielded and revered by the Gods, please protect me. May you help me to get rid of languor, sloth and illiteracy.”

Saraswati Puja Mantra 2

Shuklaam Brahmvichaar Saar Paramaadyaam Jagadvyaapineem Veennaa Pushtak
Dhaarinneebhamay Daam Jaad Yaapandhkaaraapahaam.
Haste Sfatik Maalikaam Vidhateem Paramaasane Sansthitaam Vande Taam
Parameshwareem Bhagwateem Buddhi Pradaam Shaaradaam.

Translation in English: I offer my obeisance To Bhagwati Saraswati who is fair, who is an essential celestial energy, who is the epitome of wisdom, who holds a Veena,Satik rosary and Vedas in her hands and uses one of her hands to bless her devotees. She is the embodiment of knowledge and has the powers to eradicate unawareness and confer intelligence.

Saraswati Puja Mantra 3

Saraswati Namasthubhyam,
Varadey Kaamarupinee!
Vidhyarambham Karishyami,
Sidhir bhavathu mey sada!

Translation in English: “Oh! Deity, Saraswati, I offer my humble prostrations to you, who will grant allmy wishes.I will begin studying with thehope that thou will shower your blessings on me.

Saraswati Puja Mantra 4

Saraswati Mahabhage
Vidye Kamalalochane
Vishwaroope Vishaalaakshi
Vidyam dehi namosthuthe

Translation in English: “O, the great deity Saraswati, lotus-eyed epitome of knowledge... O, big-eyed Goddess, omnipresent in universe, bless me with wisdom and knowledge that exists in the world.”

“Om Aim Kleeng Saum Saraswatiya Namaha”

Significance: This mantra transforms a person into a philosopher, who attains highest aptness in education. This mantra ought to be recited in the morning pujas.

It is noted that the learned and the educated section of the society worship this deity of knowledge and learning. Hence only the elite and educated class chants the Saraswati Puja mantra as they believe that by chanting the Saraswati Puja mantra they can reach the highest level of attaining wisdom and gain moksha, which means salvation of the soul.