Happy New Year 2021

“In Hebrew teaching Ruach is the part of the flame closest to the wick. Nephesh is the part of the wick closest to the flame.” J. Earp

Lighting the Diya twice a day is a custom for Hindus and this is part of the prayer. All the ceremonies start with the lighting of the lamp. ( Diya is a small cup-shaped oil lamp having a wick)

Significance of Diya

The oil in Diya symbolizes dirt in the mind.

The cotton symbolizes self or soul.

Diya presents a light when oil is burnt by the wick. Hence lighting of diyas signifies that one needs to get rid of selfish and materialistic thoughts. This frees one from all sadness, leading to enlightenment. source-Deccan chronicle.

Do you know the Priceless Wick?

‘Let mercy be the cotton

Contentment the thread

Continence the knot

And truth the twist

O! Priest, if you have such a thread

Do give it to me

It will not wear out nor get soiled

Nor be burnt nor lost, says Nanak

Blessed are those who go about

Wearing that thread” Guru Nanak Dev ( Guru Nanak is founder of Sikhism )

Dear readers…Wishing you all ‘ A HAPPY NEW YEAR’

God bless you.

Stay safe and take care.

Thank you.

Namaste 🙏🙏🙏
Philosophy Through Photography

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  15 comments for “Happy New Year 2021

  1. January 1, 2021 at 10:45 am

    Happy New year!..🙂✨🎉

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  2. January 1, 2021 at 11:23 am

    Wishing you and family with friends a very happy new year filled with joy and cheerful healthy days round the year.
    Your blog inspire me read more and i enjoy the association. Best regards. 🌷

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    • January 1, 2021 at 11:36 am

      Thank you my friend.
      Thank you for your kind and encouraging words.
      I too enjoy going through your post my friend.
      Love your fabulous photos and also the memorable quotes.
      God bless you.
      Have a great time throughout 2021

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  3. January 1, 2021 at 12:31 pm

    Happy New Year, my friend 🎉 & best wishes for a fantastic year ahead 😃

    Liked by 1 person

  4. January 1, 2021 at 3:02 pm

    Happy New Year

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  5. January 1, 2021 at 7:32 pm

    Welcome to the New Year! 😊🌟😊

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  6. January 2, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    “Let our New Year’s resolution be this: We will be there for one another as fellow members of humanity, in the finest sense of the word.” – Göran Persson

    As the New Year approaches us with hopes anew, here is to wishing you and your family a wonderful year ahead.

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    • January 17, 2021 at 5:01 pm

      Happy New Year Kally
      Thank you so much my friend for the lovely thoughts.
      My apologies for the delay in response.Your comment was in my spam folder

      Liked by 1 person

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