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Use of Agarbatti in India By Gaurav Jain

  in Home Management | Published 2017-07-22 09:35:27 | 155 Reads | Unrated

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Importance of Agarbatti in daily life of an Indian. Irrespective of religion, caste and class most of the Indian use agarbatti in their daily routine. Atleast once in a days you will come across a person who is lighting an agarbatti. Role of Women in agarbatti industry in India.

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Use of Agarbatti in India

 

India is a vast country with rich cultural diversity. Agarbatti or Incense stick is an inseparable part of Indian culture, tradition and rituals. India host people from almost every religion. Agarbatti is used for worship in major religions like Hindu, Islam, Christian, Sikh, Buddhism and Jain. It is used to purify the ambience while worship or performing any religious ritual.

Apart from its association with religion Agarbatti are also used as natural room freshener. With natural ingredients like floral parts, natural essential

oils, bamboo and herbs Agarbatti is preferred over modern room fresheners which contains chemicals harmful for health and environment.

 

Irrespective of religion, caste and class most of the Indian use agarbatti in their daily routine. Atleast once in a days you will come across a person who is lighting an agarbatti. Majority of people start their day after lighting Agarbatti before God or Goddess they worship. Hindu women lit Agarbatti before Tulsi plant (Ocimum sanctum). Indians also lit agarbatti at their work place or office. They believe God resides in pious environment so they lit Agarbatti to purify the air.           

Apart from its religious utility Agarbatti play other important roles. Agarbatti business provide livelihood to millions of people associated with the business of Agarbatti. Women are the major stake holders in the manufacturing process of Agarbatti.

Agarbatti are more eco-friendly when compared to room fresheners and air purifiers available in market which releases harmful chemicals like CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons). It is used since vedic time in India, basic components are still same as they were centuries ago. It is said thats Saints used to prepare agarbatti with bamboo sticks, Charcoal, dried leaves, Maida (a powder of bark from a specific tree), essential oil extracted from different part of aromatic plants. 

Think of a place where you can get your favorite Agarbatti or Incense with a variety of variants to choose from. Gift of Forest is such a place where you can choose Agarbatti according to your needs. From Economy pack (Sufficient for couple of months) to premium packs for special occasions hundreds of quality assured products all at one place. Offers Free delivery within 5-7 working days across India. Try for just Rs.350 Only. 

                    

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