Among the many uses, the prominent use is to light diyas to add light and spread positivity in homes. Oil lamps are popularly known in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala as kuthu vilakku. They come in all shapes and sizes.
The brass deepam nilavilakku kerala lamp makes for an amazing artefact for inauguration ceremonies and to light diyas in temples. It has five edges to hold the wicks representing the five elements that make the entire universe and the five senses very essential for the survival of living beings. Lighting the brass samai is an indication of admiring the work of the god and a way for us to offer our dedication to the almighty.
Diya makes for the perfect gift for all occasions like housewarming ceremonies, cultural festivities, and temple inaugurations.
The nilavilakku is an integral part of Hinduism. Nila means floor, and vilakku is a lamp. Hence, the lights that are placed on the ground are nilavilakku. You can place the pital samai either on the floor or on the altar to light up the places.
The samai lamp with five slots to light up the wicks is known as bhadradeepam and lighting them brings prosperity to homes.
The traditional designs of the nilavilakku are crafted by the artisans keeping in mind the needs and places where the deepams are used.
Brass Deepam Long Kuthu Vilakku Pair : Product Specifications
Pack Content: Brass Deepam Long Kuthu Vilakku Lamp Pair- 12 Inch
Ideal For: Home decor, Pooja decor
Wash Kerala diyas with water and pitambari powder after every use to retain the lustre. If possible sundry the diyas after wash.
Keep it out of the reach of pets and children.
Pack: Set of 2 Diyas
Weight: 3300 gms
Height: 12 Inch / 30 cm