Vintage Gaja Laksmi Vilakku Oil Lamp On A Chain From Kerala - cm Length x Dia

Vintage Gaja lakshmi oil Lamp hand crafted in brass hanging on a thick chain with links, used for decades for the Goddess Worship.

Gajalakshmi Vilakku (Lamp), a traditional Kerala oil lamp with Lakshmi - Goddess of wealth sitting in a full bloomed lotus crafted with beautifully carved elephants on either side of the Goddess, intricately designed arches and the mythical twin Yalis making this lamp even more graceful.

Always an integral part of the prayer room, these lamps are lit during dusk for prayer and are usually hung in the porch. This reverence for the Lamp is based on the symbolism of the journey from darkness and ignorance to light and the knowledge of the ultimate reality.

The Lamp Measures:

Weight: 1.150 kilograms

Full length with chain : 68 cm |  Length 48 of Chain

Diameter 12 cm