Karpoor Āraŧī, कर्पूर आरती
It is a Sanskrit shloka (from Yajurveđ) dedicated to the deity Bhava (Shiva). It is traditionally sung at the end of most pujas or after other (generally bigger) Āraŧī/s.
It is popularly called Karpūr (Karpoor) Āraŧī as it is a tradition to lit karpūr (Camphor) and take three complete turns (toward right i.e clockwise as seen from above) while reciting this.
Rendered for those learning Hinđī
* For getting correct pronunciation -
'हृदयारविन्दे' is written as 'ह्रिदयारविन्दे'.
For common netizens
Rendered for common Hinđī speakers
करुणावतार = करुणा+अवतार
भुजगेन्द्र = भुजग+इन्द्र
हृदयारविन्द = हृदय+अरविन्द
White* (गौर) like camphor (कर्पूर), an incarnation (अवतार; Avatar) of compassion (करुणा),
core-or-essence (सार) of the world (संसार), having serpent (भुजग) - king (इन्द्र) as his garland (हार)
always (सदा) residing (वसन्त) in the lotus (अरविन्द) of the heart (हृदय)
I/we bow to Bhav (Shiv) & Bhavani (Shiva's wife) together.
* Some of the Hinđū Gods were of dark complexion while some were described as white (fair).
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