Dhoop Benefits: Pooja (worship) has a special significance in Hinduism. However, pooja is considered incomplete without lamps and incense. Burning incense while worshipping God also has a special significance in Hinduism. Burning incense during worship can be seen as a way of expressing respect and gratitude towards the deity. This is why incense is lit every time Hindus conduct a pooja, no matter how big or small it is. It is believed that lighting incense sticks help in maintaining positive vibes in the household.
Incense sticks are usually made of natural herbs, whose aroma helps remove negative forces. Lighting incense sticks during worship also help eliminate harmful pests, so it can also be considered a natural pesticide.
Benefits of Incense Sticks:
1. Eliminates negative vibes: Incense sticks are lit during poojas to maintain positive vibes in the household and keep negativity at bay. According to ancient Hindu scriptures, lighting incense sticks helps maintain positivity in the house. Apart from this, it also helps create a positive environment in the lives of all household members.
2. Brings in happiness and peace of mind: There are many benefits of incense being lit during poojas. Its fragrance brings happiness and mental peace to the person’s mind. This is another important reason why incense sticks are burnt during poojas.
3. Makes God happy: According to ancient Hindu scriptures, Hindu Gods love incense. Hence, it is believed that the burning of incense during the worship of Gods pleases them and helps in receiving their blessings.
4. Eliminates stress: If you have any kind of stress or tension throughout the day, lighting incense sticks while praying to God helps eliminate it quickly. Meditating while looking towards a lit incense stick for 15 minutes can help eliminate all stress.
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