Heritage Vilakku - Traditional Brass Oil Lamp Of 9 Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Ht 22 cm x W 14 cm

From our Heritage Collection - 22 cm tall Vintage "Kamatchi Vilakku" handcrafted by skilled artisans from the South of India . A divine brass oil lamp engraved with the figures of Indian Gods and Goddesses Kamakshi, Lakshmi, Durga, Saraswati and Ganesh, this exquisite oil lamp is flanked by 2 elephants.

The back of the Vilakku Lamp displays an engraving of Goddess Lakshmi sitting on the lotus flower with majestic elephants engraved on either side worshipping the Goddess in all their glory. 

One can find the Kamatchi Vilakku as part of the heritage in most families and preserved for generations as a precious ornament and it is said that some families still keep the Kamatchi Lamp 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 22 cm  X width 14 cm x Diameter of base 15 cm

Weight: 1.35 kilograms

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.