Nag Panchami

History of Nag Panchami

The celebration of Nag Panchami started when Takshak, the snakes’ ruler, followed King Janamejaya’s dad Parikshit and slaughtered him. To vindicate his demise, King Janamejaya directed a yajna to wipe out the whole Naga standing. The day that this yagna was stopped because of the Brahmin Astika Rishi mediation was the day of Nag Panchami, and from that point forward, this day is praised for Nag Puja. As per another legend, Lord Krishna killed Kaliya Nag on Panchami of Shukla Paksha of Saavan month. In this manner, he had saved the existences of the Gokulvasis. From that point forward, the celebration of Nag Panchami is commended each year.

Interesting facts

The celebration of Nag Panchami 2021 is praised by the country today. This special celebration of adoring snakes is commended on the Panchami Tithi (fifth day) of the Shukla Paksha (as the moon waxes) in the period of Sawan or Shravan in India. On Nag Panchami 2021, lovers love snake divine beings and request their pardoning. Revering snakes in Hindu culture holds more prominent importance as Lord Shiva hauls snakes around his neck like a laurel. Bother Panchami 2021 is otherwise called Nag Chaturthi and Nagul Chavithi. On Nag Panchami, ladies the country over love snake divine beings and offer them drain and petition God for their siblings’ and family’s wellbeing and prosperity.

As indicated by Hindu convictions, anything offered to snakes on this day would reach straightforwardly to the snake divine beings. It is accepted that revering the snake god on this day gives him beauty, and there is no dread of any damage from the snake. The individuals who have ‘Kaal Sarp Dosh’ in their horoscope dispose of this revile by venerating them on this day. On the day of Naga Panchami, Nagas, cobras, and snakes are revered with milk, desserts, blossoms, lights, and even sacrifices. Naga or snake divinities made of silver, stone, wood or artistic creations on the divider are first washed with water and milk and afterwards adorned with the accompanying mantras’ presenting.[

Importance of Nag Panchami

The celebration of Nag Panchami is commended because there is huge precipitation during the long stretch of Shravan. Along these lines, during this time, winds frequently emerge from their tunnels in light of the downpour that fills their tunnels with water. They can murder people to save themselves. To forestall this, the celebration of Nag Panchami is commended. On this day, snakes are taken care of with milk. It is accepted that snakes have a sharp memory and recall the essences of individuals who hurt them. At the point when the snakes retaliate for it, they likewise hurt the relatives of that individual. So to satisfy them, snakes were adored on this day.

There are numerous legends in Hindu folklore and old stories described to the importance of snakes’ love. As indicated by Hindu Puranic writing and the Mahabharata, Kashyapa, child of the widespread creator Lord Brahma, hitched two Prajapati girls, Kadru and Vinata. Kadru, at that point, brought forth the race of Nagas, while Vinata brought forth the incredible bird Garuda, who turned into the transporter of Vishnu. Naga Panchami is likewise a day when Akhara, customary Indian wrestling rec centres, holds extraordinary festivals to respect the snake’s mysterious imagery as an image of virility and kundalini energy.

Time to Celebrate

Panchami is the fifth day among the fifteen days of the moon’s waxing or potentially melting away. This exceptional day of the snake love consistently falls on the fifth day of the moon’s melting away in the Lunar Hindu month of Shravana July/August. Consequently, this is called the Naga Panchami.