This article contains Sloka/ Shloka/ Prayer
which can be recited while lighting the lamp. Read about deepa
Sloka For Lighting Lamp
Light is considered as a symbol of auspiciousness, prosperity and
abundance in the Hindu religion. Light brings brightness with it and
removes the darkness. Light makes it possible to see things clearly.
Following Sloka / Shloka can be recited while lighting the lamp. This
prayer is also known ''deepa shlokam''.
"Subham Karoti Kalyanam
Arogyam Dhana Sampadah
Shatru Buddhi Vinashaya
Dipa Jyotir Namostute
Meaning: The accurate meaning of the mantra
is: "I fold my hands before the light that brings prosperity,
auspiciousness, good health, abundance of wealth and destruction of the
enemy's intellect". Here, Darkness symbolizes enemy's intellect and
with the arrival of light, darkness disappears. Likewise, light (God's
Grace) destroys darkness (enemy's intellect).
Deepo Me Hara Tu Paapam
Deepaa Jyothir Namostute"
Meaning: The literal meaning of the mantra
is: "I fold my hands before the lord, the maintainer of this
creation, in the form of this light. I adore this light, which destroys
all the pains resulting from my omissions and commissions".