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Aarti Symbolism – Symbolic Meaning of Aarti During Hindu Puja

The main symbolism of aarti is that it represents light and knowledge which dispels darkness of ignorance, which stands in the way of attaining moksha. The light of aarti guides us to the realization that Supreme Truth is present in all animate and inanimate.

It is believed that cosmic power and divine primordial energy is infused in the aarti.

As per scholars, originally aarti was performed to ward off the evil eye of people and spirits.

Generally today people perform aarti to attain material gains. Many people perform if for good luck, peace, wealth, prosperity and for wish fulfillment.