This puja is performed for academic succes and for instilling confidence.
Why is it done?
Saraswathi puja is performed worshipping goddess Saraswathi the Goddess of wisdom, knowledge, and intelligence. It is performed to sharpen the academic skills including intellectual and analytical skills, instil confidence to achieve success and attain positive results. It is also recommended for anyone with speech problems, stammering defects, etc. Saraswathi puja improves logical reasoning skills, concentration, memory power, focus, etc.
Things to take care
The puja should be done in accordance with the Vedic Jyothish, otherwise desired results will not be obtained. One has to abstain from intoxicants and meat during the Homa period. The individual should maintain chastity and a calm mind. He should get up early in the morning, take a bath and pray to the planet Lords.
Performing Saraswathi puja on Thursdays, Fridays and Panchami Tithi bestows favourable results. Performing Saraswathi Homa once in a year helps to gain knowledge and wisdom.