Narayan Nagbali is a very important ritual that is done to get rid of any curse of killing a cobra or thwart the negative effects of bad omen. It is done in order to get rid of the ancestral curse and to fulfill the unsatisfied desires of the souls. If there is any curse that has affected any family for years than this pooja will definitely help you to get rid of it. This pooja is also called as Trimbakeshwar Narayan Nagbali since it can only be performed at Trimbakeshwar. Narayan Nagbali follows the same ritual as the Hindu funeral.
During this pooja an artificial body that is made up of wheat flour is used and the mantras are chanted. These mantras will invoke the bad omen or souls that have certain unfulfilled wishes. This ritual helps them to posses the artificial body which is made up of wheat flour and the funeral release the family from any sin and sends the soul to another world peacefully. It helps the soul to achieve the highest state of salvation from the cycle of human birth as well as death.This ritual will relieve the soul of a dead person who have faced an abnormal death
Who should perform Narayan Nagbali?
- Narayan Nagbali Pooja is performed to get rid of the problems like Financial problems, Family health issues, bad patch in Business, marriage problems and education hindrances. This pooja is performed to get rid of the curse from wife, father, mother, brother, corpse and even small churn-staff. (Patnishap, Pitrushap, Matrushap, Bhatrushap, Pratashap and Matulshap). This pooja is performed for 3 days by married couple to lead a better and peaceful life.
- This ritual is performed to fulfill the desires of the ancestors souls and to remove any negative effects that is caused by it. The soul tries to get in contact with the family members directly or indirectly and hence the ritual is performed to give peace to the soul.
Benefits of doing Narayan Nagbali
- Narayan Nagbali is a very important pooja that helps the ancestors of past 7 generations to attain peace and salvation. This pooja is also very helpful for the child birth and eliminate any harm caused by ghosts or bad omen.
- It will also help to progress and attain success and progress in the professional life. This pooja is considered to be very auspicious and even important than the Chaardhaam yaatra Pitruseva. This pooja also helps to discharge any trouble that is caused by the premature death of the family member. It will free the family from any of the curse that is caused by the dead person in the family.
When should I perform Narayan Nagbali?
- If the person is suffering from financial problems, illness or going through the bad times then this pooja is very important to get rid of all these sins. If someone in the family has killed nag (cobra) then also this pooja is to be performed. Narayan Nagbali is a three day ritual that is performed during the Ashlesha Nakshatra days which is very preferable. This pooja can also be performed on the 7th day from the no moon day. It should not be performed during the Ekadasi, Grahan days, Ashtami and Dasami.
- If the rite is performed for progeny or childbirth then it is to be performed by the couple. If it is specifically performed for the birth of the son than the rites should be performed period of the Shravan. It is indeed very beneficial to perform this rite during the Putrada Ekadashi which will give many benefits to the family. This pooja is to be performed on the banks of the river or any other sacred place.
How to perform Narayan Nagbali?
- On the first day of this ritual, devotees take a holy dip in the Kushavarta and give ten things for the charity which is also known as the dashdaan. The devotees go to the dharmashala where there is a sacred confluence of Godavari and Ahilya rivers for performing the pooja after visiting the Trimbakeshwar temple.
- The devotees ask for forgiveness of any curse that is inflicted by their forefathers. Prayers are also performed for the peace of the departed souls. After the Kalash Sthapana takes place then Yama, Rudra, Brahma, Vishnu and Panchdevata are worshipped. After this the Parnashar ritual is performed where the last rites of the dissatisfied soul are performed and frees them from the the occult existence. The haunting soul is named as Narayan, as the name is not known. And after the death of Narayan, devotees take a dip in Kushavarta.
- On the second day, the ashes of the Narayan are immersed and thus the mourning gets over. Devotees offer their prayers to the temple and goes to dharmashala near river confluence. The devotee performs the Narayan Nagbali pooja again after the fulfilment of the wishes. The ritual ends after seeking the blessings from Lord Brahma.
Materials required for Narayan Nagbali
- New clothes and Dakshina in form of money, Golden statue of Snake which should be minimum 1gm. As there is a three day ritual, one should reach the temple one day before the start of the ritual. It is very important to bring the nag (snake) statue made up of gold as silver nag is not acceptable. It is also important to donate this statue of snake after the vidhi (ritual).
- The daxina includes food arrangements for 2 persons and all the Pooja Samagri. It is important to bring new white clothes that includes napkin, gamcha and dhoti for the pooja. And the ladies should have saree, blouse and other necessary things.
Where to perform Narayan Nagbali?
Narayan Nagbali is performed at Trimbakeshwar where all the devotees perform different rituals and tirtha shraddha of the departed soul and give Brahman bhojan. It is also advised to perform maharudra or lakhurudra at the Trimbakeshwar. There are also many dharamshalas that are located within walking distance from the main temple. Before you begin with the pooja, it is very important to take a holy dip Kushavarta Kund. This puja requires special dates to perform it. There are some days that are not suitable for this pooja.
Cost of performing Narayan Nagbali
Narayan Nagbali is a 3 day pooja where you require proper accommodation and also purohit to perform the pooja. It can cost you Rs. 3000 to Rs. 6000 depending upon the number of person attending the pooja.