Nagbali and its Types:
is the vidhi done to get free oneself from curses like Pitru Shaap. It should be
performed at Trimbakeshwar.
Narayan Bali ritual is done to fulfill and satiate the
unsatisfied desires of the ancestors souls which are trapped in
our world due to strong desires that stay with the soul even
after death and to get rid of their own pain they put forth
household and realistic problems and thus trouble their progeny.
People facing with offspring death, distress in life, poverty,
waste of money, untreatable diseases, family health problems,
educational hindrances, marriage problems, goblin, demonic
possession, untimely death, intermittent accidents, curse from
family members, should have Narayanbali performed which will
solve all such problems.
Nagbali is done to free oneself from the wrongdoing of
killing a snake, specially Cobra which is worshiped in Hindu
When an individual collects wealth throughout his life and if
gets intensely attached to his wealth then that individual after
death in the form of serpent protects his wealth and does not
allow any one else to take its advantage. If this serpent is
killed in this or the previous birth then its curse is passed
on. Problems like gout, bile, phlegm, tridosh, Janya jwar, Shool,
ud, gandamala, kushakundu, Netrakarnakucha are seen in the
people affected. To cure all such diseases one must perform the
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Remedy of Such Afflictions:
Narayan Bali follows a similar formal procedure as the Hindu
funeral. An artificial body mostly made of wheat flour is used.
Mantras are used to call upon such souls and have them possess
this body and the funeral frees them from this world.
In Nagbali ritual, the funeral is performed on the body of a
snake made with wheat dough.
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Performing Narayan Nagbali:
Narayanbali: It is a
three-day rite on a particular day and time (mahurt). On the
first day, the devotees should take a holy bath in Kushavarta
and resolve to give daan (give things in charity). After
offering prayers at the Trimbakeshwar temple, they go to the
dharmashala at the confluence of rivers Godavari and Ahilya for
performing Narayan Nagbali.
Nagbali: To get
absolved of sin of serpent killed by them or their ancestors,
intentionally or unintentionally in this or previous births,
Nagbali ritual is performed to cleanse body and mind through
repentance. This snake is also given respectful last rites by
symbolically burning an idol made of wheat or rice flour. After
performing this snake’s shraddha, the devotees take bath in
Kushavartha. On the third day, the ashes of this snake are
First of all, the devotees pray for getting absolved of any
curse inflicted by someone whom they or their forefathers in
this or earlier births might have cheated or deprived in some
way. They also pray for peace of their forefathers’ departed
souls and for continuity of their family through good progeny.
After Kalash Sthapana, the Panchdevata, Brahma, Vishnu, Rudra,
Yama are worshipped. Thereafter Parnashar ritual takes place
dissatisfied souls are evoked and their last rites are performed
respectfully to free them from the occult existence after their
deaths. Since the names of the person/s who are haunting the
devotee are not known, they are named
Narayan. The devotees mourn Narayan’s ‘death’ for a day (sutak)
and bathe in Kushavarta.
On the second day, the ashes of Narayan - symbolically consigned
to flames - are immersed and after a bath, the one-day mourning
gets over. Then the devotee offers prayers at the Trimbakeshwar
temple and goes again to the
dharmashala near river confluence. Here Narayan’s shraddha
ceremony takes place to satisfy his dissatisfied soul. The
devotee resolves to perform Narayan Nagbali again after the
fulfilment of his wishes, though it is not
mandatory. After seeking blessings of Brahmans, this ritual ends
by a holy dip in Kushavarta. After performing Ganesh Pujan and
Punyahvachan, a gold snake is worshipped and given to the
Upadhyay (priest). Then as resolved at the beginning of rituals,
give dashdaan as per one’s capacity.
After praying at Trimbakeshwar, devotees perform tirtha shraddha
of their late parents and give Brahman bhojan. Also perform
lakhurudra or maharudra at the Trimbakeshwar.
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Points to be Noted:
• The pooja of Narayan Nagbali is completed in 3 days.
Check the Mahurat Chart here.
• People must arrive one day earlier (before 9 P.M.) to the
• Food and stay of three persons is arranged by us. Its charges
in the dakshina payable to us. For more persons, extra charges
are payable us.
• Please bring with you new white clothes dhoti, gamcha, napkin
and for your
wife saree, blouse etc. (Other than black or green colour).
• Bring with you an idol of snake & made using 1.25 gram gold.
• Reservation for this ritual must be made minimum 4 days in
informing us. Your name and telephone number is to
be registered before coming for the rites. It is inevitable to
reservations to avail all the facilities. Reservations can be
phone or mail.
Those individuals who are interested in getting the Pooja
Shree Pramod Devkute, should get the time booked at least 15
days in advance.
For more details please read the
mahurat chart and send a mail to
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