Hindu religious ritual of worship, a part of puja, in which light is offered
Morning aarti at the Ganges

Aarti also spelled arti, arati, arathi, aarthi (In Devanagari: आरती ārtī) is a Hindu religious ritual. Worshippers offer light to the gods or goddess and sing praise to them.[1]


  1. Rosen, Steven (2006). Essential Hinduism. Greenwood Publishing Group. ISBN 9780275990060.