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When is Naga Panchami 2018?

Naga Panchami 2018 started on Wednesday 15th Aug, 2018 (15/08/2018) 1503 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 682 days
Naga Panchami 2023MondayAug 21st in 328 days
Naga Panchami 2022TuesdayAug 2nd 55 days ago
Naga Panchami 2021FridayAug 13th 409 days ago
Naga Panchami 2020SaturdayJul 25th 793 days ago
Naga Panchami 2019MondayAug 5th 1148 days ago
Naga Panchami 2018WednesdayAug 15th 1503 days ago
Naga Panchami 2017ThursdayJul 27th 1887 days ago
Naga Panchami 2016SundayAug 7th 2241 days ago
Naga Panchami 2015WednesdayAug 19th 2595 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateAug 15, 2018
When? Ended 1503 days ago
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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