Nag Panchami 2020: Know why milk is offered to Nag Devta?

Jul 16 2020 04:33 PM
Nag Panchami 2020: Know why milk is offered to Nag Devta?

Shukla Panchami of Sawan month is not a common date, Nag Devta is worshipped on this day. Every year Shukla Panchami day of the month of Sawan is dedicated to the Nag Devta. This day is celebrated as the festival of Nag Panchami. Many people observe fast on this day and worship Nag Devta. The most special thing is that on the day of Nag Panchami, milk is also given to Nag Devta. Many people consider it wrong and many consider it auspicious. Now the question arises is it appropriate to feed Milk to Nag Devta? So let's know why Nag is fed milk on Nag Panchami?

The tradition of feeding poisonous creatures like snakes on Nagpanchami is quite old and quite popular. It is said that if the enemy is welcomed with a tasty meal, then his anger remains under control and so is the case with the snake. Therefore, feeding milk to Nag Devta on Nag Panchami is considered auspicious. People keep milk for snakes in pots in temples and at the main gate of houses on this day.

The family are also protected by worshipping the Nag Devta.  Milk acts as a poison for poisonous organisms. Milk is considered inauspicious for snakes because it can also lead to his death.

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