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When is Naga Panchami 2016?

Naga Panchami 2016 started on Sunday 7th Aug, 2016 (07/08/2016) 2158 days ago

What is Naga Panchami?

Naga Panchami

Hindus have an ancient tradition of worshipping snakes and serpents, denominated Naga Panchami. It is celebrated in every country where Hindus reside. It habitually occurs on the fifth day of the Shravana month, which covers the period of July and August on the Gregorian calendar. According to the Hindu culture, snakes and serpents dwell in the realms of the netherworld, which in Indian religions is known as the patala loka. The patala loka comprises seven regions, the lowest of which is called Naga-loka. Hindus worship the snakes for their belief that they endow blessings and prosperity upon families. The day is usually observed by laving the serpent deities in milk, which are then venerated.

Dates for Naga Panchami from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Naga Panchami is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Naga Panchami 2024FridayAug 9th in 765 days
Naga Panchami 2023MondayAug 21st in 411 days
Naga Panchami 2022TuesdayAug 2nd in 27 days
Naga Panchami 2021FridayAug 13th 326 days ago
Naga Panchami 2020SaturdayJul 25th 710 days ago
Naga Panchami 2019MondayAug 5th 1065 days ago
Naga Panchami 2018WednesdayAug 15th 1420 days ago
Naga Panchami 2017ThursdayJul 27th 1804 days ago
Naga Panchami 2016SundayAug 7th 2158 days ago
Naga Panchami 2015WednesdayAug 19th 2512 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateAug 7, 2016
When? Ended 2158 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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