Why are lamps made from wheat flour used for Yamadeepadana?
In the Deepavali period, offering of a lamp (deepadana) is done on the three days of Dhanatrayodashī, Narakachaturdashī and Yamadwitīyā. By doing deepadana a person gains radiance (Tēj). By this his vital energy increases and he gains longevity. On the day of Dhanatrayodashi the flows of Yama frequencies are active in the Universe. Hence, on this day the proportion of getting fruits of all the rituals associated with Yama Deity is higher by 30 percent as compared to other days. On this day lamps are offered to Yamadeva and His blessings are sought. Click here to read more.
- 1. Dhanatrayodashi
- 2. Yamadeepadana
- 3. Ritualistic worship of treasury by merchants
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