Naga Pratishta | Naga Pratiste
PurePrayer offers the best experienced Vedic Pandits and Purohits to perform Naga Pratishta or Naga Pratishte in many Kshetras like Devi Patnam, Rameswaram, Sethukarai, and Nagarcoil in Tamilnadu state. Gokarna and Udupi Sri Kshetra are Kshetras preferred in Karnataka state.
PurePrayer provides multi-lingual Pandit and Purohits, who speak English, Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali and other languages for Naga Pratishta or Naga Pratishte in important Kshetras.
Naga Pratishta Naga Pratishte (ನಾಗ ಪ್ರತಿಷ್ಠೆ) is the Puja procedure consisting of installation of Naaga Shila or image of Naaga in stone in sacred places like Naagabana (Naagvan), Ashwattha tree located near river banks, lakes or waterbodies. Naagabana usually forms the part of a Teertha Kshetra or temples. Naga Pratishta done in Naga bana, Naga Kshetras and temples dedicated to Lord Subrahmanya, Naga and so on are said to yield better results.
Legends mention the entire Indian sub-continent as the ‘Naga Kshetra’.
Naga Pratishta at Naagabana – Gokarna Kshetra
You can perform Nagapratishta and many other related Pujas like Ashleshabali Puja, Naaga Bali, Sarpa Samskara in the Naagabana of Gokarna Kshetra. Gokarna is a small temple town on the western coast of India in the Kumta taluk of Uttara Kannada district of the state of Karnataka.
Lord Ganapati has a special divine presence at Gokarna. It was Lord Ganesha, who made Ravana the demon king, give up the Atma Linga of Lord Shiva here. Ravana tried to attack Lord Ganesha, when he put the Atma Linga on the ground, Lord Ganesha turned to stone at Gokarna.
Gokarna Kshetra has been a popular destination for performing Pujas and Homas and said to be very effective in nature. Gokarna is also known as the southern Kashi of India and has been popular for Shraddha Pujas such as Narayana bali Puja, Tripindi Shraddha, Thila Homa, Navagraha-purak-aghorastra-puja, Narayan bali, Mrityunjaya Homam, Pind daan, Varshik Shraddh and many more Pujas performed by local priest families since times immemorial.
Naga Pratishta at Sri Vasuki Ananatha Padmanabha Kshetra – Udupi
You can perform Naga Pratishta and many other related Pujas like Ashleshabali Puja, Naaga Bali, Sarpa Samskara in the Naagabana of Sri Vasuki Ananatha Padmanabha Kshetra situated in Udupi district. Sri Vasuki Ananta Padmanabha temple is believed to have been founded more than five centuries ago in the then Rajatapeethapura or Raupyapeethapura.
What leads to Naga Dosha or Sarpa Dosha?
According to Indian jyothishya shastra (astrology), if any of the ancestors (elders) have knowingly or unknowingly harmed a serpent or snake or destroyed their abode while doing agriculture or building a home, it is bound to attract Sarpa Dosha in the kundali and affect entire family. Sarpa Dosha might manifest in the form of childlessness; not having children (Santana); children suffering from various ailments in their life and many others.
This is referred to as Naga Dosha or Sarpa Dosha in our Kundali.
Our Veda Shastras and astrology also specify parihara pujas that can be performed to rid oneself from these Naga or Sarpa doshas. Such couples can perform a Naga Pratisthapana puja, which involves installation of a Naga idol and performing several pujas over a period of time.
Naga Pratishthapan Procedure:
‘Pratishthapan’ is -providing an abode. Hence, Naga Pratisthapan is a procedure which should be performed on a particular day, under the guidance of Vedic Pandits. The process involves consecration of a serpent image carved in stone at a holy place by making offerings. Hence, Naga Pratisthapan becomes an important worship, believed to solve many problems of the performing devotees like continuation of lineage for many generations, peace and harmony in family life and prosperous life.
Place for Naga Pratishte:
Naga Pratishta consists in the establishment of Naga images made out of stone under the Ashvattha tree on the banks of rivers, lakes or ponds. They are established with the necessary religious rites and ceremonies delineated in scriptures. Those observing this custom of Naga Pratishta are successful in getting their wishes granted.
Effects of Naga Pratishte:
Naga Pratishta leads to a strong mind and healthy body to the couple that may help aid conception, health and welfare of the family. The mental attitude is an essential thing for a couple to conception leading to the birth of a healthy child. The couple usually dwell upon the one thought that of conceiving a child. A healthy body that is furnished by the circum-ambulation of the Naga image or images under the sacred tree and also a mind congenial and favourable.
Significance of Naga Pratishta:
Naaga Pratishta is done to clear the Naaga dosha, Rahu dosha, ketu dosha, ancestral curses in the family or lineage, difficulty in conception, general blocks and difficulties of life. The pooja will be done to a Naag Shila specially made for that purpose. Abhishekam and Ashtottara Pooja and many other rituals are observed for the Shila for 48 days.
After the 48th day, the Sarpa Shanti homam, Sarvaarishta homam and Naga Pratishta are carried out. Relief from Kaala Sarp Dosh
Benefits of Naga Pratishta
- Relief from the harsh effects of troubling serpents
- Remedy to disturbances in family and problems relating to progeny
- Good fortune, prosperity, and harmony
The benefits of performing Naga Pooja are many, including, women without children who worship Sarpa devata are blessed with children. People who are not yet married are blessed with a happy marriage. People with eye and ear problems are cured of their problems.
Online Puja & Homam Service
Pureprayer offers online homam and puja services for devotees who cannot be present in-person at the pooja location. We perform all poojas and homas at any of our network of pooja mandirs, Kshetras and Homa Kuteeras. Our qualified vedic purohits will perform the pooja as per the prescribed procedures with a sankalpam. We can create a short video of the sankalpa along with the mantra chanting and sent to the devotee on WhatsApp. If the devotee prefers to remotely participate during the pooja or homam, we can connect with the purohits at pooja mandirs via a live video call using any of the video calling apps (WhatsApp, Zoom, Duo or Skype).
Frequently Asked Questions about Naga Pratishta
What is Naga Prathishta or Naga Pratishte?
Naga Pratishta is commonly done in India to get rid of ‘Naga Dosha’, an Indian term that refers to issues connected with problems of fertility, child birth.
Why is Naga Pratishta suggested?
According to Indian jyothishya shastra (astrology), if any of our ancestors (elders) have knowingly or unknowingly harmed a serpent or snake or destroyed their abode while doing agriculture or building a home, it is bound to attract Sarpa Dosha in the kundali and affect entire family. Sarpa Dosha might manifest in the form of childlessness; not having children (Santana); children suffering from various ailments in their life and many others.
This is referred to as Naga Dosha or Sarpa Dosha in our Kundali.
Do we have to perform Nagara Pratishte under ashwattha tree?
Naga Pratishta is generally performed under sacred trees like Ashwattha (Peepal), Aala (Banyan), Neem and others as mentioned in scriptures.
Is Naga Pratishta suggested for Sarp Dosh?
Naga Pratishta is suggested for many problems like Kaal Sarp Dosh, Rahu-Ketu Dosh, Sarpa Dosh, Santana Praapti (continuation of lineage), ailments related to eyes, ears and skin, financial difficulties leading to happy, peaceful and prosperous life.
When can we perform Naga Pratishta?
Naga Pratishta dates can be arrived at, in consultation with astrologers and Pandits of Kshetras. Our Astrologers suggest the date after proper examination of your horoscopes.
Where can we do nagara prathishta?
You can contact our Support team on deciding the Kshetras or Nagabanas for Naga Pratishta. Naga Pratishthapan can be performed, in consultation with astrologers and Pandits of Kshetras. Our Astrologers suggest the date after proper examination of your horoscopes.
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