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  • n. A particular Hindu ritual, involving candles made from clarified butter.

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Examples

  • The main entrance of temple was locked shortly after the evening 'aarti' concluded around

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  • Sonali Bendre, who wore a traditional Maharashtrian sari for the occasion, welcomed MJ by performing 'aarti' and applying 'tilak' on his forehead, at the airport.

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  • The Khans celebrate Ganeshotsav every year, but this time, the live telecast of the family performing 'aarti' (invocation) of Lord Ganesh has irked some community leaders.

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  • "Earlier, the numbers used to be larger as HJM and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh members would go from house-to-house asking people to join the" aarti "at the complex on Tuesday.

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  • Later, you'll visit the Jiva spa or the Sarnath Stupa (the site of Buddha's first teachings), take a carriage ride, or return to town to shop for brocade or visit the evening aarti (prayer ceremony).

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  • It began with aarti ( "toward virtue" in Sanskrit), the Hindu sunset worship, at the very small Nandeshwari Temple on the grounds of the hotel.

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  • It began with aarti "toward virtue" in Sanskrit, the Hindu sunset worship, at the very small Nandeshwari Temple on the grounds of the hotel.

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  • The explosion took place at 6: 30 p.m. on the famous Sheetla Ghat, the centuries-old steps on the banks of the Ganges river where thousands of worshipers were taking part in the traditional aarti ceremony.

    At least 1 dead, 32 injured in Indian blast during prayer ceremony

  • You are informed about the daily routines of worship like bhajan, aarti, chanting but not forced.

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  • This picture was taken at the 12.00 noon aarti in the Blr mandir yesterday.

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