Indians worship snakes in the form of supreme deities. Nag Panchami is one such festival, where we follow traditional rituals to worship snakes.
Snake worship in Nagal Chaturthi
Naag Panchami Naga Chaturthi, also known as Nagula Chavithi or Nagula Chauth, is observed twice a year, in the months of Kartika and Shravana. Indian women observe the day of Nagula Chavithi in order to bring happiness in their children’s lives; Nagula Chavithi is believed to provide protection to children. Naga Puja is also performed by the devotees on Nagula Chavithi. The next day is popular as Nag Panchami.