Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now
Kids Turn Holidays

Sarasvati Puja

Definition: Hindu festival that can be in late January or early February.

In honor of the Hindu goddess of learning, Sarasvati. She is seen on the back of a swan. "Puja" means worship ceremony. Ironically, students do no schoolwork on this day!

Elsewhere on the Web:

Birthday of the Goddess of Wisdom
Hinduism Guide Subhamoy Das explains the celebrations of this festival.

<Back to Last Page>     <Full Glossary>

Holidays at Kids' Turn Central