This is a majestic 29 cm tall oil lamp with Lord Ganesha mounted above a large diya | oil lamp enhanced by exquisite peacocks on either side of the lamp handcrafted in excellent quality brass with beautiful filigree work by artisans from the South of india,
Ganesh - also known as Ganapati, Vinayaka and Pillaiyar is the Lord of Good Fortune who provides prosperity, fortune and success. He is the Lord of Beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles of both material and spiritual kinds.
The elephant trunk signifies Lord Ganesha's remarkable memory and intelligence.
The lighting of the "Deepam"or lamp / Diya denotes and illuminates knowledge and eradicates the darkness and the ignorance in us. In Hindu culture, lighting of a lamp is also considered an auspicious part of the Pancha loha, or the five-metals, an alloy of sacred significance and widely used for making Hindu temple idols.
Measures : Height 29 cm x width 18 cm. Diameter of the diya is 17 cm.
Weight : 2.550 Kilograms
Use: Pour oil into the large base and light the lamp using one large cotton wick or multiple wicks . Wipe clean after use.