Singing an Aarti(arati) conceived with the resolve of Saints accomplishes these objectives, but only when it is sung from the heart and as per the science of Spirituality.
The Arati should be sung with the bhav that 'God Himself is standing in front and we are calling out to Him earnestly'.
article on the science behind aarti
Singing the Arti should be accompanied by clapping. For seekers in the primary stage clapping should be done softly to maintain a rhythm.
Accompaniment of musical instruments like bell, Cymbals, Tabla etc. enhances the bhav and makes the Arti more effective
Meaning of Arti or Harathi in Hinduism and importance during Kaliyug
The transition period (Sandhikal) is the period of 48 minutes, that is, two Ghatikas, before the sunrise and after the sunset. The transition period is Raja-Tama predominant. Influence of negative energies is more in this period.
Arati is meant to be performed at sunrise and sunset. At sunset, the arati is performed to destroy the Raja-Tama frequencies and to invoke the 'marak Chaitanya'of the Deities.
This article gives the reason behind doing arati at specific times so that we benefit spiritually.
When offering Arti, using a lamp with five wicks (also called pancharti), the platter containing this lit lamp should be waved in a full circle in front of the Deity.
Benefits of blowing a conch or shankh and sound of conch according to Hinduism
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