Nagula Chavithi or Nag Chaturthi is celebrated on fourth day of Karthika Masam in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and some places in South India. Nagula Chavithi 2010 date is 9 November, Tuesday. It falls on Mangalavaaram (Kuja vaaram) and during Moola Nakshatram. Do we have any significance of Tuesday and Moola nakshatram on Nagula Chavithi?
Yes we have great importance of Tuesday in Naga Puja or Subramanya pooja. Tuesday is the favorite day for Lord Subramanya and auspicious day for worship Serpent Gods. Moola nakshatram is categorized under the Ketu graha nakshatrams. Ketu is also associated with Subramanya puja. Those who suffer from Ketu graha dosham would do Subramanya puja.
Nagula Chavithi on Tuesday and on Moola Nakshatram has come after more than 30 years. It will come after 70 plus years from now. It is a rare occasion to worship Serpent Gods and Lord Subramanya on Moola nakshatra yuktha Nagula Chavithi.