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Hindu Temples


Nag Pancham

August 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Nag Panchami is traditional worship of snakes or serpent observed by Hindus. The worship is offered on the 5th day of bright half of Lunar month of Shravan maas. The abode of snakes is believed to be patal loka, (the 7th realms of the universe located below the Earth) and the lowest of them is called Nag-loka, the region of the Nagas, as part of the creative force and their blessings are sought for the welfare of the family. serpent deity made of silver, stone or wood or the painting of snakes on the wall is given a bath with milk and then revered.