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Add the first question. It was then that Astika requested Janamejeya to stop the Sarpa Satra. Hence this is called Naga Panchami Naga-Cobra; or simply, ‘serpent.. Astika impressed Janamejaya with his knowledge of all the Sastras scriptures who granted him to seek a boon. In the Changu Narayan Temple in Kathmandu , there is statue of Garuda which is said to have been established by Garuda himself and on the Naga Panchami day the image is said to sweat reminiscing his great fight with a giant snake; people collect the sweat and use it for curing leprosy. After this, milk is poured into the hole in the anthill as a libation to the snake god. Apart from the scriptural mention about snakes and the festival, there are also many folk tales.

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Every year on Nag Panchami day a fair is held at the temple premises. After that a feast is served. Naga Panchami is also the occasion observed as Bhratru Panchami when women with brothers worship snakes and its holes, and offer prayers to propitiate nagas so that their brothers are protected and do not suffer or die due to snake bite. On this day digging the earth is taboo as it could kill or harm snakes which reside in the earth.

Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free! In the Changu Narayan Temple in Kathmanduthere is statue of Garuda which is said to have been established by Garuda himself and on the Naga Panchami day the image is said to sweat reminiscing his great fight with a giant snake; people collect the sweat and use it for curing leprosy.

Incense is offered to the anthill as prayer along with milk a myth of folk lore to feed milk to the snakes to ensnare snakes to come out of the anthill. The name of the city is derived from the word Naga which means snake as the place was infested with snakes.


Naga Panchami

Every worshipper in South India worships the anthill where the snakes are reported to reside. There are many legends in Hindu mythology and folklore narrated to the importance of worship of snakes. When the cevta of Kutch was in a state of losing the battle, a group of Naga Bawas opened the gate of Bhujia Fort by a clever ploy of visiting Nah temple for worship and joined the fray against Sher Buland Khan’s army.

In this part of the country, snake is named Bhujangwhich is also the Sanskrit name for snake, in the Kutch region. They take a vow by tying a thread dipped in turmeric paste on their right wrist and offer prayers.

The day that the yagna fire sacrifice was stopped, due to the intervention of the Astika, was on the Shukla Paksha Panchami day in the month of Shravana when Takshakathe king of snakes and his remaining race at that time were saved from decimation by the Sarpa Satra yagna. Some of the snake charmers hang limp snakes around their edvta and crowds gather to witness these scenes.

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According to Hindu puranic literature, Kashyapason of Lord Brahmathe creator created Kadroo who belonged to the Naga race of the Pitru Loka and she gave birth to the Nagas; among the other three, the first wife gave birth to Devasthe second to Garuda and the fourth to Daityas. In Maharashtra, they go round the anthill in a worship mode five times singing songs in praise of snake gods. It was the early period of Deshalji’s reign.

The “Most Anticipated Indian Movies and Shows” widget tracks the real-time popularity of relevant pages on IMDb, and displays those that are currently generating the highest number of pageviews on IMDb. A shrine is normally established for snake god at the southwest corner of the ancestral house, along with temple for the para-devata.


However, in Punjab this festival is celebrated in a different month and in a different format, in the month of Bhadra September—October and is called Guga Nauvami ninth day of lunar month during bright half of Moon.

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Naga preeta bhavanti shantimapnoti via devfa Sashanti lok ma sadhya modate shashttih samh. One such tale is of a farmer living in a village. Devotees then offer worship to this image on the floor. Each title is ranked according to its share of pageviews among the items displayed. The ritual is widely observed in Nepal, particularly for the fight between Garuda and a great serpent.

As it is believed that snakes have more powers than humans and on account of its association with ShivaDeviVishnu and Subramanyaa degree of fear is instilled resulting in deification of the cobra and its worship throughout the country by Hindus. This yagna was performed by Janamejaya to decimate the race of all snakes, to avenge for the death of his father Parikshita due to snake bite of Takshakathe king of snakes.

Pleased with this offering the snake pardoned them and restored the farmer and his family to life. The head of the snake is represented by Rahu “Dragon’s head” and its tail by Ketu “Dragon’s tail”. Infobox holiday other Pages using infobox holiday with unknown parameters All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Retrieved from ” https: In some regions of the country milk is offered along with crystallized sugar, rice pudding.

This is to be followed by feeding Brahmins. On the night previous to the festival they keep complete fast or take a salt free diet.