Traditional Kamatchi Vilakku - Divine Vintage Brass Oil Lamp of Goddess Lakshmi & Lord Ganesha. Ht 18 cm x W12 cm x L14 cm

From our Vintage Collection - 18 cm tall Vintage "Kamatchi Vilakku" handcrafted by skilled artisans from the South of India . A divine brass oil lamp engraved with 8 figures of Hindu deity Lakshmi - Goddess of prosperity and wealth flanked by twin elephants along with Lord Ganesha - God of wisdom.

With the mythical Yali seen on top of the lamp, the back of this vintage displays  twin majestic elephants and etching of exquisite floral designs all around the lamp. Protected by the mythical yali on top, this vintage vilakku is 

One can find the traditional Kamatchi Vilakku as part of the family heritage and is said that most families still keep such lamps burning from the time it was lit by their ancestors. 

The "Deepam"or the light of the lamp denotes and illuminates knowledge and eradicates the darkness and the ignorance in us. 

Measures: Height 18 cm  X width 12 cm x Length 14 cm

Weight: 0.600 grams

Note: The lamp is lit as a tradition with a wick made of cotton dipped in oil kept in the well of the lamp with Marigold or Jasmine  flowers around the lamp.

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