Devta Name/Local Name/Vedic Name Patarni Naag/ Patarni Naag
Type (Rishi, Nag, etc) Naag
Powering Divinity (Jogini) Other Naag devtas of the area
Associated Devtas
Annual Fair (attended by which other deity) Jagra Vaishakh, Diwali Kartik
Dussehra Participation/Place No


Location Distance from Kullu Directions Stay Options Key Contact
Patarna, Karad 155 km Banjar-Jalori Pass-Ani Rest House and hotels at Ani Shukru Ram, Kardar /Tabe Ram, Goor


Pataarni Nag is the son of Boodhi Nagin. This Nag moving through places like Shai, Paneu, Jhakhdu, etc. finally reached at a place named mountain of Pataarna, where there resided Mahakali. To get there a place for himself he fought with Kali and defeated her. The devi was pleased on this and she provided him a place. After this passing through a cave he exited near the Patarana village. There he saw that ‘Marechh’ lived there. Changing his appearance he got mixed up with him. One day while dancing with him, ‘Marechh’ came to know that the visitor was a Nag. So he tried to kill him but the Nag, passing through a cave escaped to a village below named Pataarna. After long contest when ‘Marechh’s was finished, the devata established his dominance in the area and became famous as Pataarna Nag.