Nagula Chavithi – Dedicated To Naga Devatha
Nagula Chavithi is one of the regional festivals of Andhra Pradesh. It is celebrated on the fourth day after Deepavali. Nagula Chavithi falls in the month – Kartik. On this day, devotees worship Naga Devata (Serpent God).
Nagula Chavithi is a women festvial. On this day, women offer milk for snakes near the snake pits (valmeekam or putta or puttu).
Dates of the 3-day Naga festival in 2009:
- Nagula Chavithi 2009 – 22nd October
- Nagula Panchami 2009 – 23rd October
- Naga Sashti 2009 – 24th October