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Number of items : 1 Hanging Gajalakshmi Diya
Type : Brass
Size : Custom selection
Description : Diyas are often used temporarily as lighting for special occasions, while diyas made of brass are permanent fixtures in homes and temples. Diyas are native to India, and are often used in Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Zoroastrian religious festivals such as Diwali, Karthikai Deepam or the Kushti ceremony.The diyas are mainly used as oil lamps. They are made from quality brass and looks very elegant to light-in up your festival. The wick is made from cotton and the oil used is mostly vegetable oil.
History : Gajalakshmi Vilakku, a traditional South India lamp made out of bronze. This diya portrays Goddess Lakshmi the sitting on a full bloomed lotus. The Vilakku has intricately carved elephants at the sides of the Goddess, arches and Louts flowers. Handmade by skilled artisans.All auspicious functions commence with the lighting of the brass diya or vilaku. The meaning is that the ignorance of darkness is removed when the light which symbolizes knowledge is lit. Hence we all bow down to knowledge as the greatest form of wealth.