Narayan Nagbali Puja (Pitra dosh) is a Vedic ritual that takes three days to complete. There are two types of this Puja: Narayan Bali Puja and the other is Nagbali puja. Both the Puja are performed for two different reasons. Narayan Bali is performed to get free from unsatisfied souls, while Nagbali Puja is performed to eliminate the sin of killing cobra or snake. Both the Puja Narayan Bali and Nagbali Puja performed at Ahilya Godavari Temple and Sati Maha-Smashan near Trimabkeshwar Temple in Nashik, Maharashtra.
Garuda Puran is an ancient Indian mythological text which talks about the importance of doing Narayan Nagbali Puja. It is said that doing Narayan Nagbali on the holy Land of Trimbakeshwar has very positive effects on our family and our next generations.
Trimbakeshwar Temple is one of the promising places to many other temples. It is said that those who visit Trimbakeshwar get salvation or Moksha. This place is dedicated to Lord Shiva to perform a special ritual known as Narayan Nagbali, which is performed by the ancient dependence of the Brahmin known as Tamprapatradhari Purohit. It is believed that this place is the origin of the Ganga Godavari River, which flows from Brahmgiri hills( which is 1295 m above sea level ) which is situated just behind the historic Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple. It is one of tirtha kshetra and one among the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. So, performing any Pooja at this holy place gives positive results.
Narayan Bali puja can be performed in selected Teerth kshetras across India. One such a teerth keshtra is Trimbakeshwar. Narayan Bali Puja is performed in case of the unnatural death of our family member. Death can be by accident, suicide, snake bite, etc. In some cases, if the Shardha ceremony (annual) is not performed for many years, then Horoscopes shows Pitru dosh. For all these reasons, we have to perform Narayan Bali Pooja.
Naga Bali is done to get rid of the sin committed by killing a snake, especially a cobra which is worshiped in India. In this ritual, they also perform the last rites of the body of a snake made of wheat flour. Nag Bali Puja is performed only in the Trimbakeshwar
Meaning: Narayan Bali is primarily performed when a person dies due to firearms, suicide, fatal illness, a difficult life, ghost torment, untimely death (apamrityu), a series of events, or the curses of parents, wives, and in-laws, among other things. It's a Kaamya karma situation.
There can be many reasons to perform Narayan Bali Puja as described in ancient Garuda Purana, which is related to any unnatural death caused by infectious decades ( Cholera, Flu, etc.) Natural disaster and Snakebite.
Mostly this Puja is performed to reduce Pitru Dosh from one birth chart. The Narayan Nagbali puja should be performed by anyone who wants to succeed in business life. This Puja can also be performed by having financial loss, educational problems, or any marriage-related issues.
The dates of Narayan Nagbali Puja are decided based on the Nakshatra. There are 2/3 Muhurat per month. Pitru Paksha is the best time duration to perform Narayan Nagbali pooja. It is beneficial to perform this ritual during Pitruda Ekadashi. On the 7th day from the no moon day, devotees can perform this Puja.
Narayan Nagbali puja cost depends on the havan ( Homam) and Samgri used for pooja by the Tampratradhari Guruji. After the pooja ritual is completed, it purely depends on the devotees ( Yajmana) what Dakshina he gives.