It is customary to light a lamp in the river on the day of Kartik Purnima. Donating a lamp, making the lamp flow in a river or lighting a lamp and placing it in the right place is called a lamp donation. This ritual is considered a pious deed. The Dev Diwali (or Deepawali of Gods) festival is celebrated on Kartik Purnima day. Do you know why should we donate lamps on this day?
Here are the amazing benefits of donating a lamp.
It is believed that on the day of Kartik Purnima, all gods and goddesses celebrate Diwali by taking a bath on the banks of river Ganga. If a lamp is donated on the banks of the holy river during this time, all the gods and goddesses together bless.
Protection from untimely death:
The lamp donation done on this day protects a person from early or untimely death. That is, they do not have to die in any event or accident. They also donate lamps for the upliftment of their dead. A lamp is donated to attain salvation.
Protection from evil/negative energies:
On this day, donating a lamp in Gaya offers protection from all kinds of problems, fights and difficulties. It also helps in avoiding the ill-effects of Yama, Saturn, Rahu and Ketu. The light of positivity spreads by removing darkness from life.
Removing obstacles in life:
To be successful in every sphere of life and for the success of any kind of puja or auspicious deeds, Deepa Daan should definitely be done. So that everything we do gives perfection.
Donating a lamp for happiness and prosperity:
Donating lamps on this day will bring wealth, happiness, prosperity and peace in the house throughout the year. Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Vishnu will be happy and bless you. By donating a lamp in front of Lord Vishnu or his avatars in the month of Kartik, the fruits of all sacrifices, pilgrimages and donations are obtained.