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Meaning of burning agarbatti

Lying on the foot of the great Himalayas is India, the beautiful country with long history of millenniums age and diversity cultures. In India, more than 80% of the population identify themselves as Hindus. Hence, Hinduism plays an important role in their lives. According to a lot of studies, Hinduism is the most oldest religion in the world, has no beginning- it precedes recorded history and leads the devotee to personally experience the Truth within, finally reaching the pinnacle of consciousness where man and God are one. Hinduism has four main denominations--Saivism, Shaktism, Vaishnavism and Smartism. An agarbatti or incense stick is a frequently used thing in Hindu religion and rituals. No prayer session in Hindu religion is completed properly without the use of these soothing agarbatti. The smoke that gets produced by burning an Agarbatti is believed to carry the prayers and wishes of worshipers and conveys it directly to the God that reside in heaven.  |