Naga Darshana by Bellarpady Ramananda bhat on Nagara Panchami at Kediyoor hotel Udupi held today on 27th July 2017.
Nagaradhane (Tulu:ನಾಗಾರಾಧನೆ) is worship of snake god.
On Nagara Panchami serpent deity made of silver, stone or wood or the painting of snakes on the wall are given a bath with milk and then revered.
On the Nag Panchami day Nag, cobras, and snakes are worshipped with milk, sweets, flowers, lamps and even sacrifices. Images of Nag deities made of silver, stone, wood, or paintings on the wall are first bathed with water and milk and then worshipped with the reciting of the mantras.
The Nag Panchami is also celebrated as Vishari Puja or Bishari Puja in some parts of the country and Bisha or Visha means "poison"
The ritual is widely observed in Nepal, particularly for the fight between Garuda and a great serpent. It is also the festival held in honour of the great serpent on the coils of which Lord Vishnu is resting between the Universe.
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