Nag Panchami 2020: Quickly after Hariyali Teej is Nag Panchami, one other important day within the month of Sawan. Nag Panchami shall be noticed tomorrow, July 25. Because the identify suggests, the day is devoted to the Naga Devta or the snake god. Nag Panchami can be one of many oldest festivals celebrated throughout India, in the course of the wet season. Sawan or Shravan, a most auspicious month within the Hindu calendar, that corresponds to July-August.
Nag Panchami is often known as Nag Chaturthi or Nagul Chavithi. In Gujarat, Nag Panchami is noticed few days after most states and this yr will probably be noticed on August 8. In Andhra Pradesh, the puja is completed simply after Diwali.
Nag Panchami 2020 date and timings
Nag Panchami Date: Saturday, 25 July 2020
Puja Muhurat: 05:39 AM to 08:22 AM
Length: 2 Hours 44 minutes
Panchami Tithi begins at 02:34 PM on Jul 24, 2020
Panchami Tithi ends at-12:02 PM on Jul 25, 2020
Nag Panchami puja and vidhi
The principle ritual is providing milk to the Nag Devta or the snake god. Providing milk to snakes is an previous custom in India on panchami tithi and it’s stated that the ritual retains evil away. Many additionally observe quick on that day. Meals made with milk as a key ingredient can be provided as prashad to the god.
Persons are recognized to make snake idols with clay at dwelling for puja. Milk, turmeric, kumkum and flowers are used for puja. Flowers and milk are additionally saved close to the burrows and holes the place snakes could also be discovered.
In India, devotees pray to a number of snake gods on Nag Panchami. Some amongst them are Ananta, Vasuki, Shesha, Padma, Kambala and Kaliya.
It isn’t clear when precisely Naga Panchami began. Snakes have lengthy been linked with many Gods in Hindu mythology. The ‘snake with six heads’ or ‘Sheshnag’ was the car of Lord Vishnu and based on some scriptures, the world rests on the pinnacle of the Sheshnag.