Nag Panchami is an important festival that is widely celebrated by Hindus in the Holy month of Shravan. Snakes or serpents are worshipped by Hindus all over the world, and traditionally adherent people in India and Nepal make it a point to offer their prayers to snakes. Nag Panchami falls on August 15, 2018. The auspicious snake festival is often celebrated by sending Happy Nag Panchami wishes and messages to friends and family. Quotes and WhatsApp GIFs of snakes and Nag Panchami are also forwarded by those who celebrate this auspicious festival.
On the day of Nag Panchami Hindus make it a point to give serpents made of silver, stone or wood or the painting of snakes a bath with milk and then decorate them for conducting the Puja. The snake deity is worshipped by visiting various temples and bowls of milk is kept near the snake holes to please the gods. According to the Hindu Mythology Brahma’s third wife, Kadroo was from the Naga race and gave birth to the Nagas. The historic significance of Nagas can be seen even in Mahabharata that talks about the Sarpa Satra of Janamejaya.
Snake is said to have many more powers than humans, and the Hindu mythology connects them to Shiva, Vishnu and Subramanya. King Cobra is also worshipped by Hindus, and there are Nagoba Temples in the central India where people go to worship the snake gods.
As we come together to celebrate the auspicious occasion of Nag Panchami 2018, here are Best Messages, Quotes, Happy Nag Panchami WhatsApp GIF & Greetings to Celebrate Sawan Month Festival:
May Lord Shiva Bless you and your family on the auspicious occasion of Nag Panchami. Shubh Nag Panchami!
May this day bring fortune for you luck, success and courage too. Pray to Shiva and wishes shall live, you will receive more than you give! Happy Nag Panchami.
Nag Panchami is finally here, So make a wish and pray with a smile, May Lord grant you all that you wish, May each day be happy and worthwhile! Happy Nag Panchami!
On the sacred festival of Naag Panchami, May your life be a blissful paradise, May Shiva guide and protect you in a dear friends disguise! Happy Nag Panchami.
Shivji Ke gale Me swar, Apne Fn Pr Lekar Pruthwi ko liya Hai Tar. Aise Nag Devata Ko Hamara Koti Koti Prnam! Happy Nag Panchami.
Har har Mahadev, Aapko aur aapke pariwar ko Nag Panchami ke is shubh tyohar par bahut bahut shubhkamnaayein!
Iss Nag Panchami par Ishwar Ke Shubh Aashirvad sadaiv aap par bane rahe! Nag Panchami Mangalmay Ho!
There are twelve snakes in particular which are worshipped on nag Panchami, namely Ananta, Vasuki, Shesha, Padma, Kambala, Karkotaka, Ashvatara, Dhritarashtra, Shankhapala, Kaliya, Takshaka, and Pingala. People who follow Hinduism often visit various famous snake temples like the Nagoba Temple in Maharashtra, Adiesha Temple in Andhra Pradesh, Nagaraja Temple in Kerala, Nagathamman Temple in Chennai and Hardevja Temple in Jaipur. Here is wishing everyone a Happy Nag Panchami!