A magnificent brass vilakku oil lamp of Lord Ganesha - God of wisdom and prosperity handcrafted by skilled artisans from the South of India.
The tortoise represents stability and longevity and is likened to a sage because it can withdraw into its shell and meditate. Vastu believes that tortoise attracts harmony, money peace and long life in a home when kept facing East.
One of the most beloved and worshiped deities in the Hindu patheon, Ganesha is the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati and worshipped as the God of wisdom, prosperity and considered most auspicious for new beginnings.
One can find this traditional Vilakku as part of the family heritage and is said that most families still keep such lamps burning from the time it was lit by their ancestors and illuminates knowledge eradicating the darkness and ignorance in us.
Measures: Length 20 cm x Height 18 cm X width 12 cm
Weight: 1.750 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.