- a Hindu ceremony in which lights with wicks soaked in ghee are lit and offered up
to one or more deities
Word Origin C21: Hindi
Example Sentences Including 'aarti'
The most popular excursion is down to Rishikesh for the evening aarti ceremony, when small lamps are set afloat down the Ganges.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
nAs dusk hovers over Maroli, a fishermen's hamlet in Gujarat, the villagers gather in a temple by the sea shore for their evening aarti.
India Today (1997)
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