|All the Naga Panchami Pooja Orders received after 5:00 PM (IST) 10-Aug, 2013 cannot be executed on Naga Panchami Pooja Day (11-Aug-2013). Instead Pooja will
be performed on the date selected by you and Prasadam will be sent to you.
Serpents or Naga Devatas are worshipped on Shravan Shukla Panchami also called as Naga Panchami. According to Hindu Mythology, Serpents are considered divine. People go to temples and snake pits in temples to worship the Nagas. A lot of people fast on the Panchami day and take food only in the evening. By praying the Naga Devatas one is freed from the fear of snakes and serpents and it is also believed to protect us from all evils. The person who performs worship of the serpents on Naga Panchami day should not dig the ground for farming or for any other reason.
Ardhanareeswarar temple is located in Tiruchengode near Erode,Tamilnadu. Ardhanareeswarar (man-woman) manifestation of Shiva, representing the unity of Shiva and Parvati, is enshrined in this revered hill temple. This is an ancient temple (Padal Petra Stalam). The colour of this hill is red and hence the name Tiruchengode (chengode meaning red line).