The archaeological and historical heritage of Narayan Nagbali puja

Narayan Nagbali puja

Narayan Nagbali puja



Narayan Nagabali Puja One of the important pujas performed in Trimbakeshwar is Shanti Puja, which is done for the peace of the souls of the fathers. Narayana Nagabali Puja is a combination of two pujas which include Narayan bali Puja and Nagbali Puja. The main purpose of Narayan Nagbali Puja is to get rid of pitrudosh.


Narayan Nagbali Puja is performed to remove the pitru dosh and get rid of the sin of killing snakes. To perform the rituals of Narayan Nagbali Puja at Trimbakeshwar, one has to get in touch with the tamrapatradhari Panditji (Guruji), who is also known as the Tirtha Purohit. This puja is performed at Ahilya Godavari temple and Sati Mahashmashana located next to the eastern entrance of the Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga temple. This puja or ritual is a combination of two different pujas namely Narayan Bali Puja and Nagabali Puja.


When a person's family member dies due to the reasons given below, his soul does not find peace; as 

Untimely death, 

accidental death, 

Death due to fire, 

Suicide (suicide),

the murder, 

Death by drowning 

natural disasters such as tsunamis or earthquakes, 

Epidemics like Corona etc. 

In such a situation, the wishes of the person remain unfulfilled. Narayan Nagbali puja brings peace to the soul of the person. According to their karma, they get the next birth or salvation.


Narayan Nagbali Puja Benefits:


By performing Narayan Nagbali puja, the ancestors of our family get rid of insatiable desires and thus attain salvation. So they bless the family members a lot. This is how one gets rid of the curse of the fathers, also called pitra dosh.


A person born in a family cursed by ancestors fails in life. He spends a lot and saves a little, thus he is always financially troubled. Performing Narayan Nagbali puja removes financial problems. 


A person with a paternal defect in the birth certificate does not feel happy to be a parent. Due to the influence of Narayana Nagabali Puja, the person gets rid of pitra dosh and enjoys the children with good health. 

Families with the problem of patriarchy get involved in quarrels so they are victims of misery, domestic violence. Families are completed with the blessings of the fathers by performing Narayan Nagbali Puja



Only priests and their families can perform various pujas at Trimbakeshwar as they have a legacy and there is a prestigious ancient copper science given by Shri Nanasaheb Peshwa (Peshwa Balaji Bajirao). These priests are known as "TAMRAPATRADHARI".


Many gurujis in Trimbakeshwar have been in Vedic practice for so many years. Some of the Gurujis also followed and worshipped Vedic rituals and were honoured by the people for their deep knowledge of The Vedas and Vedic practices.


If you are new and visiting the Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga, then you need not worry as Trimbakeshwar Panditji provides everything that is required for worship and material. They also offer home-cooked (sattvic) food and good accommodation to the performer and his family during the puja days. The cost of worship depends entirely on all thing's requirements.


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