Tulsi (Holy basil) is the symbol of enhancement of happiness & prosperity and elimination of sorrows & poverty.
One who worships Tulsi by doing Aarti(devotional song) with kapur(camphor)and recites the following Mantras ,attains happiness and prosperity-
Dukkha daridraya nashini
Sukh saubhagya vardhini
Twam tulsi devyaii namo namaha.
Arogyam dhana sampada
Deepajyotir namo stute
Deepa jyothi parabrahma
Deepohara tume papam
Sandhya deepa jyotir namostute
Karpur gauram karunaavtaaram
Sansaar saaram bhujagendra haaram
Sadaa vasantam hridyaravinde
Bhavam bhavaani sahitam namaami
Mangalam bhagwan vishnu mangalam garuda dhwaja,
Mangalam pundarikaakshe mangalaya tano hari.
Om Sarva mangala maangalye
Shivey sarvaarth saadhikey
Sharnaye trayambakey gauri
The festivals in our Indian culture are based upon various scientific facts. One should respect and celebrate all these festivals;and thus attain happiness, prosperity, health, peace of mind and get benefited spiritually.
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