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This year, the festival of Nag Panchami will be observed on Saturday, July 25, 2020. Nag Panchami is considered highly auspicious and is one of the significant days in Hindu religion, Devotees worship serpent Gods and live snakes. The Nag Panchami festival is observed by Hindus throughout India, Nepal, and other countries where Hindu adherents live.

Nag Panchami Puja Muhurat 2020

According to the Hindu calendar, Nag Panchami Puja is performed on the fifth day of the bright half of lunar month of Shravana (July-August). This year, the Panchami Tithi begins at 02:34 PM on July 24, 2020, and ends at 12:02 PM on July 25, 2020. Nag Panchami Puja Muhurat is from 05:39 AM to 08:22 AM on July 25, 2020. The Nag Panchami Puja Muhurat is of 2 hours and 44 minutes.
Nag Panchami Puja Mantra
सर्वे नागाः प्रीयन्तां मे ये केचित् पृथ्वीतले।
ये च हेलिमरीचिस्था येऽन्तरे दिवि संस्थिताः॥
ये नदीषु महानागा ये सरस्वतिगामिनः।
ये च वापीतडगेषु तेषु सर्वेषु वै नमः॥
Meaning of Mantra: All the snakes who are staying in this world, sky, heaven, sun-rays, lakes, wells, ponds etc. bless us, we all bow to you.
अनन्तं वासुकिं शेषं पद्मनाभं च कम्बलम्।
शङ्ख पालं धृतराष्ट्रं तक्षकं कालियं तथा॥
एतानि नव नामानि नागानां च महात्मनाम्।
सायङ्काले पठेन्नित्यं प्रातःकाले विशेषतः।
तस्य विषभयं नास्ति सर्वत्र विजयी भवेत्॥
Meaning of Mantra: Ananta, Vasuki, Shesha, Padmanabha, Kambala, Shankhapala, Dhritarashtra, Takshaka, Kaliya and others are respected. One who chants their name every evening and morning will be protected from all evils and would become victorious in life.

Nag Panchami Puja Vidhi

  • Wake up in the morning, take bath and get dressed in fresh clothes
  • Keep a fast on the Nag Panchami day
  • Place an idol/photo of Nag Devta in place of worship
  • The idol of Nag Devta can be made up of silver, stone, or wood
  • First, bathe the Nag Devta with water and milk
  • Then worshipped with the reciting Nag Panchami Puja Mantra
  • Offer the food prepared as offering to the snake god
  • Fold your hand and pray to the serpent Gods

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