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Aarti




Aarti is a Hindu ceremony performed during pujas to appease a deity. During Aarti, light from wicks soaked in ghee or camphor is moved in a circular motion in front of the deities. It is usually performed twice daily - in the morning and evening. It is thought to have descended from the Vedic concept of fire rituals or homa.


Updated on 7th June, 2005

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