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The mysterious snake of Nimbahera : A belief or a superstition?

This mysterious snake appears everyday at the same place at the same timing...

A country where snakes are considered as deities and are being worshipped from a long time is a home to a diverse species of deadly and venomous snakes. India has more than 270 species of snakes out of which about 60 are highly venomous.

Snakes often referred as ‘Nagas’ holds a very high and powerful status in Hindu mythology, considered as the protector of the universe they represents rebirth, death and mortality due to its casting of its skin and being symbolically “reborn”.

We live in a county where superstitions flourish very quickly but it’s not because of blind faith in god or evil but a little belief that people grow inside them that makes them feel closer to god.

Shubham Kumawat, a resident of Nimbahera,  Rajasthan brought up a similar story of belief, faith and superstition…

The mysterious snake of Nimbahera : A belief or a superstition?

In Badi Gao near Nimbahera a mysterious or you can say miraculous snake appears every day but it has its unique schedule, the snake only comes every day in the morning at 11 o’clock and it goes back ways at 5 o’clock in the evening.

This snake has been appearing in the same place from past five days within the same timing.

The people residing in the village believes that the snake is a form of god and they have started worshipping it as a deity and have started offering milk. The snake accepts the milk and goes back after 5 o’clock.

The mysterious snake of Nimbahera : A belief or a superstition?

What’s they first thing that is coming in your mind after knowing about this, is this incident weird, peculiar or something extraordinary to you?

There can be enormous notion about this incident and they all are fair until something is proven. The villagers have faith in god and with a positive belief they are worshiping that snake.

We don’t need to see this as some superstitious belief until it’s harming anyone. But before judging the following event, take a look at the myth and mythologies of snakes.

History of Snakes in Hindu Mythology:

Snakes are worshipped in natural habitats as well as in temples by the Hindus They represents eternity as well as materiality, life as well as death, and time as well as timelessness and symbolizes rebirth, transformation, immortality, and healing as they shed their skin through sloughing.

Snakes are often portrayed with the good and bad deeds of human as they are the combination of both, their venom are poisonous to kill and medicinal to create too.

In Hindu mythology it is also believed that the 1000 headed snake known as Ananta is holding the Earth. Hindus also celebrate Nag Panchmi to workship snakes and offers gifts of milk and incense to gain knowledge, wealth, and fame.

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