Nag Panchami Mantra, Naga Panchami Puja Procedure

Nag Panchami is an auspicious day to perform Naga Puja. It is observed in Shravan month & Nag Chaturthi in Kartik month. Here is Nag Panchami puja procedure & Mantras to chant during this vrat. In 2014, Naga Panchami date is August 1.

This vrat is mentioned as ‘Naganamanandakari’ in our ancient scriptures as it is the happiest day (tithi) for Naga Devatas (Serpent Gods).

In the morning, prior to the beginning of Naga Panchami puja, recite this mantra as many times as possible:

Anantham Vasukim Sesham Padmanabham Cha Kambalam

Shankhaphalam Dhartharashtram Thakshakam Kaliyam Thatha

Ethani Nava Namani Naganaam Cha Mahatmanam

Sayamkale Pathennityam Pratah Kale Viseshatha

Thasmai Vishabhayam Naasthi Sarvatra Vijayee Bhaveth

After chanting this mantra, perform Sankalpam for Vratha, Upavas and Puja. Offer bath to the Serpent God (Nagadevta idol) and offer milk to the God as Naivedya. It is performed either in Naga devta temple or at home. After Ksheerabhisheka perform Jalabhisheka (bath with water). Offer Shodashopachar puja with gandha (chandan), flowers, dhupa, deepa, naivedya, etc. Now, chant the below mantra..

Sarva Naagam Preeyatham May Ye Kechith Pruthwithale

Ye Cha Helimarichistha Yenarthe Divi Samsthitha

Ye Nadeeshu Mahanaaga Ye Saraswati Gaamina

Ye Cha Vaapee Thadaageshu Theshu Sarveshu Vai Namah

Now, chant Naga Gayatri Mantram for as many times as possible

Om Nagakulaya Vidmahe Vishadantaya Dheemahi Thanno Sarpa Prachodayath

Now chant Sarpa Suktam. Then, read Naga Panchami Vrat katha or the story associated with Nag Panchami vrat.

It concludes the puja. Distribute the Prashad among all other devotees.

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