Nag Panchami – lets pour milk!

Naag_poojaToday we celebrate Nag Panchami, a traditional worship of snakes and serpents. The worship is always offered on the fifth day of bright half of Lunar month of Shravan(July/August), according to the Hindu Calender.

The snakes blessings are sought for the welfare of the family. 

A bath of milk is given to the snakes in order to worship them.




Image source: Naag poojaCC BY-SA 3.0







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