This Camphor charged by Ganesha mantra. Camphor is a white clear waxy crystalline strong with a robust penetrating pungent aromatic odor. It is a terpenoid with the chemical formula C10H16O. It is present in wood of the camphor laurel (Cinnamonum camphora), a large evergreen tree found in Asia (significantly in Borneo); it can be synthetically produced from oil of turpentine. It is used for its scent, as an embalming fluid and for medicinal purposes. It has calming properties.
Puja kapoor has a singular place in the Hindu ritual of traditional Pooja or any other festive or customary occasion. The camphor that's burnt has a particular high quality and naturally has a particular meaning. It's pure white in color, and when it's burnt it takes on the hue of agni (fireplace), and it burns itself out fully, without residue. Lighting camphor earlier than God symbolises that if we burn our phantasm or ego with the hearth of true data, we shall merge with the God, leaving no residue.
Camphor has glorious medicinal properties. It protects in opposition to many illnesses within the scorching climate that pervades most of India. According to Homeopathy, the camphor and different aromatic substances purify the ambiance and when the devotees place their palms over the Aarti and convey the palms to their eyes and nostril, they absorb the medicinal benefits.
The kapoor aarti, lasts for a really short while and thus it signifies the short span of human life and the physical, sensual pleasures, which come of attachments caused by Avidya or Agynana. Thus, Aarti conjures up the devotee to seek God who's permanent. For the reason that Aarti is short lasting, it compels the devotee to focus his consideration on the God.
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