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Nag Panchami festival

Nag Panchami festival

Nag Panchami (Naga Panchami Puja, Nagula Panchami), is the festival of snakes observed in Shravan month. In 2019, Nag Panchami date is August 5. Naga Chaturthi Upvaas date is August 4.

Nag Panchami festival dedicated to Naga devatas (Serpent Gods), falls on the Shravan Shukla Panchami (fifth day in Shukla paksha during Sawan month).

Naga Panchami 2019 date in USA – as per Hawaii, CST, EST, MST, PST timezones – August 5

Naga Panchami 2019 date in UK & Europe – August 5

Naga Panchami 2019 date in UAE & Gulf countries – August 5

Naga Panchami 2019 date in Malaysia – August 5

Naga Panchami 2019 date in Singapore – August 5

Naga Panchami 2019 date in Australia – August 5

Naga Panchami 2019 date in New Zealand – August 5

Naga Panchami 2019 date in Fiji Islands – August 5

On the day of Naga Panchami, nine prominent Serpent Gods (Nagas or snake Gods) are fed with milk and worshipped by certain rituals and pujas. Ananta, Vasuki, Padmanabha, Sesha, Kambala, Shankhapala, Dhruthrashtra, Takshaka and Kaliya are the nine prominent Serpent Gods.

Slokam to remember all the nine names of Naga Devatas:

Anantam Vasukim Sesham Padmanabham cha Kambalam
Shankhapalam Dhartarashtram Taxakam Kaliyam thatha
Etani navanamani cha mahatmanam

The sloka means – the above mentioned 9 Naga devatas are most auspicious and important serpent gods.

Legend of Naga Panchami (Story)

Nag Panchami is celebrated all over India, but on different dates as mentioned above. Naga Panchami commemorates various legends and stories. One of these legends tells us about the victory of Lord Sri Krishna on Serpent Kaliya on the day of Shravan Shukla Panchami.

Nag Panchami is also celebrated as Garuda Panchami. On Naga Panchami day, people of North India and East India observe Ashtanag Puja. Ashtanag Puja is dedicated to Goddess Manasa, who is also called as the Queen of Serpents. Read Nag Panchami Puja Procedure (Naga Panchami Vrat Vidhi) here.

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Naga Panchami Vrat katha – story of Nag Panchami

Garuda Panchami Puja procedure

Fani Gauri Vratham

Panchang, 5 August 2019

परिधावी नाम संवत्सर, श्रावण मॉस, शुक्ल पक्ष, पंचमी तिथि, हस्ता नक्षत्र, सिद्ध योग, कौलव करण |

Suryodayam (Sunrise) 06:02 Suryastamaya (Sunset) 19:02
Chandrodayam (Moonrise)10:13 Chandrastama (Moonset)22:37

Today’s Panchangam
Paksha (Fortnight) Shukla Paksha
Tithi (Lunar Day) Panchami – 15:54
Nakshatra Hasta – 23:48
Yoga Sidhha – 20:17
Karana Kaulava – 26:38*

Today’s Panchang
Purnimanta Month Sraavana
Amavasyanta Month Sraavana
Shaka Samvatsara: Vikari
Vikram Samvat Varsha: Paridhavi
Rahu Kalam: 07:40 – 09:17
Gulika Kalam: 14:10 – 15:47
Yama Gandam: 10:55 – 12:32

North Indian Hindi Calendar – Shravan Mahina 2076

Malayalam Calendar – Karkidakam Month 1195 (Karkidaka Masam – Ramayana Masam)

Kannada Calendar – Shravana Maasa

Tamil Calendar – Aadi Month (Aadi Masam)

Bengali Calendar – Shraban Mash 1426

Nepali Calendar – Shrawan Maas 2076

Telugu Calendar – Shravana Masam (Shravanam)

Marathi Calendar – Shravan Maas

Gujarati Calendar – Shravan Maas
Today’s Rashi
Ravi Rashi (Sun Sign) Karka
Chandra Rashi (Moon Sign) Kanya

Auspicious Time
Amrita Kalam 18:17 – 19:45
Abhijit: 12:06 – 12:58

Time to Avoid
Varjyam Kalam 09:27 – 10:56
Durmuhurthams: 15:34 – 16:26

Nag Panchami in Previous Years

In 2018, Nag Panchami date is August 15. Naga Chaturthi Upvaas date is August 14.

In 2017, Nag Panchami date is July 27. Naga Chaturthi Upvaas date is July 27.

In 2016, Nag Panchami date was August 7. Naga Chaturthi Upvaas date was August 6.

In 2015, Nag Panchami date was August 19. Naga Chaturthi Upvaas date was August 18.

In 2014, Nag Panchami date was August 1, Friday. Naga Chaturthi Upvaas date was July 31, Thursday.

In 2013, Nag Panchami date is August 11, Sunday. Naga Chaturthi Upvaas date is August 10, Saturday.

In some North Indian calendars, Nag Panchami in 2013 date is listed as July 27.

In 2012, Naga Panchami date was July 23, 2012 (Monday). Nag Chaturthi Upvaas 2012 was on July 22 (Sunday).

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  1. Atreya Sarma Uppaluri says:

    The name ‘Dhruthrashtra’ in the English translation has to be changed to ‘Dhartarashtra’ in consonance with that mentioned in the sloka quoted. These names are not synonymous; Dhartarashtra means son of Dhruthrashtra. Please carry out the correction.

  2. shreyashwini says:

    what to do on nag panchami. how to do nagpanchami puja

  3. N.T.V.KRISHNA says:

    A very good cult of the lord is this service of the giving sacred information of festivals and other rituals.It is divine superb and outstanding

  4. Albert says:

    Isn’t wonderfully coincident that Ancient Egypt revered the royal Cobra Wadjet on the 5th day of the Lunation?

  5. Albert says:

    For 2012, July 23rd seems to be particularly significant from many religious perspectives. It is the Nag Panchami in the Hindu religion, falls within the Ramadan and occupies an important Zodiac node – Leo. Definitely, worth observing!

  6. Pooja says:

    anantam vasukim sesha all name in hindi words

  7. Satyak says:

    which date is krishna paksha nag panchmi 2018

  8. Kashiprasad says:

    all the dates of nag panchami in different months of 2018

  9. Bijali says:

    sawan nag panchami in north india date 2018

  10. Rakshasamardini says:

    how to do nag panchami puja in hi

  11. Sureshwari says:

    how to do the pooja for nag pancham