A standard ceremony of worship with offerings of lamps, fans, incense, fiowers, bathing water, and other items. Its origin is the custom of greeting a guest to oneâ€(tm)s home at night ( a-ratrikam) with a lamp.
1) A ritual act of worship during which a flame, symbolic of the individual soul, is waved before the form of a deity, sacred being, or image that embodies the light of Consciousness. 2) The name of the morning and evening prayer that is sung with the waving of lights, in honour of Bhagawan Nityananda, twice each day in Siddha Yoga ashrams.
to offer a camphor flame before one's guru or deity.
Waving the burning camphor, which leaves no residue, with ringing of bells at the end of puja (worship) indicating total annihilation of ego.
waving of light before the Lord
worship accompanied by waving of light (akin to vespers)
A ceremony for greeting the Lord with chanting and offerings of food, lamps, fans, flowers and incense.