Nag Panchami 2021

Nag Panchami 2023 | Date Significance Wishes

The month of Shrawan holds immense significance for the Hindu community. The entire month of Shrawan(July-August) is devoted to Lord Shiva, specifically on Mondays. Likewise, the month holds a place for worshipping Nag Devta on Nag Panchami. Sheshnaag of Lord Vishnu and Vasuki in the neck of Lord Shiva are some interpretations of the importance of Snakes in Hindu mythology. Happy Nag Panchami 2023

Snake idols or pictures get offered Ghee, Jaggery, water, and milk in the form of prayers to the Nag Devta.

People around the world might be wondering why Hindus worship snakes on this day. Here are all the details that could shoot your queries;

Date Time and Subh Mahurat

Every Hindu festival gets marked within a specific time slot which is considered auspicious for the occasion. For instance, the auspicious timings(Subh Mahurat) for celebrating Nag Panchami on August 21, 2023, are as follows;

  • Panchami Tithi Starts – 12:21 AM on Aug 21, 2023
  • Panchami Tithi Ends – 2:00 AM on Aug 22, 2023
  • Auspicious Time of worship – 6:15 AM to 08:43 AM

The Panchami Tithi of Shukla Paksha during Shravan month marks Nag Panchmi.

नागपंचमी Significance

As per Hindu Mythology and beliefs, celebrating Nag Panchami with Rudrabisekh(offering milk) to Nag Devta(Serpent Gods) could relieve all the troubles of one’s life. Women worship Nag Devata for the wellness of family and brothers specifically.

Om kurukulye hum fatt swaha‘ is the mantra for the day, and remembering all the twelve Nag Devtas could deliver wealth and prosperity. The twelve Nag Devtas are Anant, Ashvatar, Dhritarashtra, Shesha, Padma, Kambal, Shankhpal, Takshak, Kaliya, Vasuki, and Pingal. This day can help with Rahu Ketu dosha if you have any.

Celebration and Observations

Nag Panchami usually falls two days after Hariyali Teej and three days before Krishna Janmashtami. Here are some of the observances,

  • Some devotees feed the incapables as donations.
  • Devotees make snake idols from clay to offer prayers and offerings.
  • Snakes are offered milk and flowers as offerings.
  • Colourful Rangolis are also an element of the festival.
  • Devotees offer kheer or milk as a prasad with friends and family.

Nag Panchami in Nepal 2080/2023

The festival of Nag Panchami is celebrated all across Nepal and India with great devotion and belief. Nepal has some dedicated temples for Nag Devtas in places like Nagpokhari, Taudaha, and Nagdaha.

Like everywhere else, the picture of Nag Devta is kept on the doorways and performs rituals and offerings.

Wishes and Quotes

On the sacred festival of Naag Panchami, May your life be an ecstatic paradise, and May Shiva shield you in a dear friend disguise! Happy Nag Panchami.

Om Namah Shivaya, Om Namah Shivaya- On this auspicious festival, chant the mantra, and the Lord above will eliminate all the obstructions of your life. Happy Nag Panchami!

May Lord Shiva bless you and your family on the auspicious occasion of Nag Panchami. Shubh Nag Panchami 2023

Har har Mahadev, Aapko aur aapke pariwar ko Nag Panchami kay iss shubh tyohar par bahut bahut shubh kamnaayein!

May this day bring fortune, success and courage too. Pray to Shiva, and wishes shall live- you will gain more than you give! Happy Nag Panchami 2023

नाग देवता को पिलाओ दूध पंचमी पर आप, देंगे शिव वरदान, होंगे दूर सारे पाप Happy Nag Panchami 2023

नाग देवता करें आपकी सुरक्षा, पिलाएं दूध उनको मीठा मीठा, हो आपके घर में धन-समृद्धि की वर्षा, ऐसा शुभ हो नाग पंचमी का त्योहार आपका। Happy Nag Panchami 2023

In Hinduism, Nag Panchami is an important and cherished occasion that honours the heavenly serpent deities, or Nagas. Through this long-standing custom, people honour not only the legendary importance of serpents but also the harmony between humans and the rest of nature. Nag Panchami serves as a reminder of our connectivity with nature, the value of peaceful cooperation, and our obligation to show respect for all living things.

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