Five types of Aarti are performed daily at Khatu Shyam Ji Temple. Thousands of devotees visit the temple daily to offer special pujas to Shyam Baba.
Mangala Aarti, Shringaar Aarti, Bhog Aarti, Sandhya Aarti and Sayana Aarti are the five types of Aarti performed daily at Shyamji Temple..
It is performed in the early morning, when temple is open.
It is performed at the time of make-up of Baba Shyam. The idol is grandly ornamented for this aarti.
It is performed at noon when bhog (Prasadam) is served to the Lord.
It is performed in the evening, at sunset.
It is performed in the night, when temple is closed.
Two special hymns, the ‘Shri Shyam Aarti’ and the ‘Shri Shyam Vinati’, are chanted on all these occasions. The Shyam mantra is another litany of the Lord’s names that is chanted by devotees.