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In pictures: Devotees celebrate Nag Panchami festival across the country

Updated : 2019-08-05 18:47:38

Here is a look at how devotees across the country celebrated this year’s Nag Panchami festival. The annual Nag Panchami festival is dedicated to the worship of snakes

Hindu devotees queue up to offer prayers at the Nag Vasuki Temple during the annual Nag Panchami festival, in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Hindu devotees queue up to offer prayers at the Nag Vasuki Temple during the annual Nag Panchami festival, in Prayagraj. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
The annual Nag Panchami festival is dedicated to the worship of snakes. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
The annual Nag Panchami festival is dedicated to the worship of snakes. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A man displays a snake to attract alms from devotees who arrive to worship at the temple during the annual Nag Panchami festival. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
A man displays a snake to attract alms from devotees who arrive to worship at the temple during the annual Nag Panchami festival. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Devotees arrive to offer prayers at the Nag Vasuki Temple. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Devotees arrive to offer prayers at the Nag Vasuki Temple. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Devotees make a floor pattern with colours as others queue up to offer prayers at the Nag Vasuki Temple during the annual Nag Panchami festival. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Devotees make a floor pattern with colours as others queue up to offer prayers at the Nag Vasuki Temple during the annual Nag Panchami festival. (AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh)
Devotees offer prayers at a snake temple during Nag Panchami festival in Hyderabad. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
Devotees offer prayers at a snake temple during Nag Panchami festival in Hyderabad. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)
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