About Ganga Aarti Rishikesh
Ganga Aarti is one of the most beautiful rituals in Rishikesh, India performed in front of the River Ganga at Ghat. This ceremony is performed around Sunset time evening to honor the Goddess Ganga. Fire lamps are circled clockwise by Hindu priests and chanting Bhajan with instruments to praise up of Goddess River Ganga. Ganga Aarti is a sacred offering to the Mother Ganga. Lit fire lamps, aroma of incense and flowers are floated down to the River. The basic purpose of Aarti is to reveal courteousness and thankfulness to God’s in divine form.
The Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat during Sunset draws hundreds of visitors every day from all religions, all cultures, all different languages. Every evening as the sun’s last light reflect off the endless waters of Mother River Ganga, all people gather with lights, lams, instruments for Ganga Aarti. This ceremony is filled with the Bhajan, Kirtan (a divine form of Song) and ritual activities.
Hence the power & energy of the Ganga Aarti are universal it transcends the borders of religions, cultures, countries, plunging directly into people’s heart and carrying them to Heaven.
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