National Serpent Day is celebrated on February 1 of every year. If you love Serpent, then this day is for you. National Serpent Day is observed to acknowledge serpents. Snakes are recognized as the symbol of medicine, good, evil, fertility, etc., and have been worshipped and feared. Nearly 3,000 species of snakes exist around the world. The smallest snake in the world is the Barbados thread snake, and the longest snake is called a reticulated python.

The mediation by the serpent was necessary. Evil can seduce a man, but cannot become a man.” – Franz Kafka.

History of National Serpent Day

The origin and history of National Serpent Day are not known. Snakes are always considered dangerous, but actually, they are good creatures to have around. Snakes are also related to healing. For example, a snake wrapped around a staff signifies medicine. In history, these serpents have been feared and worshipped. According to myths, the Mesoamerican deity Quetzalcoatl entered earth in human shape and brought wealth and happiness to the Toltec capital of Tollan. The serpent is also an interesting biblical sign. On the other hand, Satan is called the serpent in Christianity, and also it was a serpent that induced Eve to eat the apple. The serpents are considered a natural spirit in the Hindu regions of Asia. According to the Aztec faith, serpents are the guardians of wells, rivers, and springs, bringing fertility and rain.

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How to Celebrate National Serpent Day

On this day, learn the ancient stories about these serpents and research about the Serpents and how they are useful in medicine. If you would like to see a serpent, go to a nearby zoo and enjoy seeing it during the day, as humans are always interested in serpents. Also, post pictures and share your thoughts about the day with others on social media using the hashtag #SerpentDay.

Thank you for reading the post. You can celebrate every day with and Happy National Serpent Day 2024.