Varanasi. In Hinduism, the festival of worship of Goddess Navratra is celebrated with great pomp. Nine forms of Maa Durga are worshiped for nine days of Navratri. This year Sharadiya Navratri is starting from 26th September i.e. Monday. To get the blessings of the Goddess in Navratri, there is a law of worship in different ways. According to religious belief, during the nine days of Navratri, devotees can please Goddess Durga by lighting the Akhand Jyoti and get her blessings.
Swami Kanhaiya Maharaj, the eminent astrologer of Kashi, told that there is a special significance of lighting a Akhand Jyot on this festival to worship the Goddess. By remembering the Goddess in the house for nine days and lighting a continuous lamp of desi ghee or sesame oil, it is believed that by doing so, the Mother Goddess takes away all the sufferings of the devotees. Along with this, his blessings always remain on his devotees.
These are the benefits of lighting a lamp
There is also a religious and scientific basis for lighting a lamp. According to religious beliefs, the lamp is auspicious and auspicious. By lighting a Akhand lamp in the house, positive energy always remains and darkness is removed from life. Apart from this, there is also freedom from disease and fear. There are scientific benefits of lighting a lamp. By lighting a lamp, the heavy elements of the air come to the ground, due to which the air becomes lighter and it is easier to breathe.
This is the rule of lighting a Akhand lamp
After bathing on the first day of Navratri, remembering the Mother Goddess, make a swastika from Roli in a clean plate. Then you can make a white thread or cotton light in a brass or earthen lamp and use native ghee, mustard oil or sesame oil by lighting a monolithic lamp. This lamp should be kept burning for the whole nine days.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : September 23, 2022, 19:24 IST