From our Vintage Collection - Magnificent Maha Arti or Prayer lamp handcrafted by skilled Indian artisans in brass graced by the mythical Hamsa bird and 3 oil diyas | oil and wick lamps resting on 2 round bases.
The Hamsa is a spiritual symbol representing the perfect balance in life and the word is derived from the exhalation of the Sanskrit sound 'ham' and the inhalation of 'sa'. Sculpted on the top of the lamp, the Hamsa signifies beauty and grace to this majestic and rare hand held prayer lamp and is protected by the Naag on the handle.
Varanasi is one of the most sacred and oldest cities of the world located at the banks of the holy River Ganges where, Gange Aarti is performed daily in the evening by a group of priests at the Dashashwamedh ghat, a magnificent event performed by huge brass lamps accompanied with the mantra chant in the presence of a huge crowd.
Through the aarti, Agni Pooja is performed in which a commitment is made to the Lord Shiva, Mata Gange, Surya, Agni (Fire) as well as the whole universe made by the Lord Shiva.
Measures: Length 40 cm x Height 31 cm x Width 17 cm
Diameter of each round base: 8 cm
Weight: 2.50 kilograms
Note: The round dhoop / incense holder in the center with holes is kept together by means of the brass chain once lit.