This Vintage brass puja or prayer spoon with "Lord Krishna playing the flute" sculpted at the top with a pair of peacocks down below just above the spoon is handcrafted in brass by skilled artisans from Aligarh, India.
Such spoons are normally used by hindus priests or women of the house during daily prayers at home or on special occasions like weddings by priests for sprinkling or drinking of Gangajal, the holy Ganges water to wash away all the sins and for blessings.of Indian deities and gods.
Puja is a form of worship which is performed to purify the mind, to express devotion, and to connect with the sacred energies of the gods and goddesses themselves.
The great exponent of the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna is one of the most powerful incarnations of Vishnu, the Godhead of the Hindu Trinity of deities. Of all the Vishnu Avatars, he is the most popular, and perhaps of all Hindu gods the one closest to the heart of the masses.
Measures: Height 15 cm
Weight: 300 grams