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Only Prayers, Offerings, No Other Kinds Of Gatherings

Weddings, Ramayan, and other religious activities on the Hindu religious calendar shall not be organized at the famous Nagigi Naag Temple in Labasa. However, devotees can pray and give offerings
06 Oct 2021 14:18
Only Prayers, Offerings, No Other Kinds Of Gatherings
Nagigi Naag Temple Pundit Anil Maharaj (left) with caretaker Rajendra Prasad in Labasa on October 5, 2021. Photo: Shratika Naidu

Weddings, Ramayan, and other religious activities on the Hindu religious calendar shall not be organized at the famous Nagigi Naag Temple in Labasa.

However, devotees can pray and give offerings only said temple manager Dhiren Chand.

Mr. Chand said while they understood the easing of restrictions, they were also mindful that the country was still at war with the virus.

Therefore, did not wish to encourage social gatherings, he said.

The temple will be opened daily from 6am to 6pm.

Nagigi Naag Temple, famous for its Naag (snake god) idol has attracted many devotees all around the world since 1960s.

Like many other places of worship across the country, it opened its doors after five months on Monday.

 

Nagigi Naag Temple protocols:

  • Allowing only 10 people at a time
  • Follow usual protocol of masking up, keep distance of at least two meters, sanitize, temperature check
  • Only fully vaccinated are allowed entry
  • A security officer will be on guard to take body temperature and verify vaccination cards.

A caretaker Rajendra Prasad after looks the temple.

Temple priest Pundit Anil Maharaj said he was always available to assist those who needed his assistance in conducting prayers.

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