Nagapanchami 2018: Information about the sacred festival associated with Naga Devta

Aug 15 2018 11:51 AM
Nagapanchami 2018: Information about the sacred festival associated with Naga Devta

In the Sanatan tradition, there is a special significance of Nagapanchami. The day of Shravan Shukla Panchami is celebrated as the Nagapanchami festival. It is believed that on this day worshipping the snake gets grace and the fear of loss of any kind overcomes. There are many such famous temples in India where worshipping on the day of Nagpanchami removes the Sarp Dosh from the horoscope.

In Hinduism, snakes are especially worshipped and they consider them as the form of God. The description of how the serpent originated on this earth is found in our texts. The history of Nag Dynasty. The day of Shravan Shukla Panchami is celebrated as the Nagapanchami festival. Many beliefs are prevalent in celebrating Nag Panchami in the Puranas.

It is believed that Shravan went to meet Shukla Panchami date to get rid of the curse on Nag. Then Bhrama Ji had saved the serpent from the curse, since then the tradition of worshiping serpents is followed.

A second story is also prevalent, where Bhrama Ji had embellished serpents with Shiva to raise the value of the earth. Apart from this, Lord Krishna saved the life of all Gokul residents by slaughtering Kaliya Snake on Panchami of the Shukla Paksha of the Sawan Maas. According to another belief, Nag was used as a rope in sea churning. For this reason, the festival of Nagpanchami is also celebrated. During this time different views will be seen for the visit of Sri Mahakaleshwar Darshan and Sri Nagchandreshwar.

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