Nag Panchami is a traditional Hindu festival celebrated every year on the fifth day of the bright half of the Hindu month of Shravan. This year, it will be observed on Monday, August 21, 2023. On this day, people worship snakes and cobras and seek their blessings and protection against snake bites. The festival is celebrated with great fervor in many parts of India, especially in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Gujarat, and is marked by the offering of milk, flowers, and sweets to snake idols, as well as the recitation of traditional hymns and prayers. The festival is a reminder of the importance of living in harmony with nature and respecting all forms of life and is a time to reflect on the power and beauty of these fascinating creatures.