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Why is ubtan applied to the body before Abhyangasnana?

During Deepawali period the arrival of the flows of Chaitanya containing the Absolute Fire (Tēj), Water (Āpa) and Air (Vāyu) element is in higher proportion from the Universe. During this period the sensitiveness of the body to absorb Chaitanya is increased by applying ubtan on the body through its components. So the Chaitanya-flows of Deities’ principles are spread in a person’s body. During the days of Deepawali by taking abhyangsnān a person gets 6% more benefit of sāttviktā as compared to other days. Click here to read more.

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