The Nag Panchami is a festival that celebrates the mystifying role of snakes, namely the cobra, in Hindu mythology. While there are numerous stories and legends that surround the origin of this custom of honoring snakes, the main binding element in all these versions, is the worship and respect of these elegant, yet, fearful creatures. Nag Panchami celebrated on the fifth day, panchami, of the Hindu month of Shravan.
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