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Vilakku in Malayalam stands for Lamp. The Nilavilakku is integral to several rituals and ceremonies of families in Kerala. Lit in households at sun rise and at onset of dusk, this plain Nilavilakku is a a reflection of the simple and very basic form of this Craft. An essential item to own or gift. It can be placed as a piece of craftsmanship that connects to the Indian tradition of lighting lamps for all auspicious occasions.
|Medium||Bell Metal (form of Bronze)|
|Suggested Placement||Prayer (Puja) room or living room|
The Deepasthambham Vilakku (the Malayalam word for lamp) is a representation of the ornate traditional lamps which are found in temples across India.
Cast in bell metal, this handcrafted multi-layered structure is designed to house many wicks in one lamp. Each lamp is handmade in the Kerala Tradition by experts and can take about 30 days to complete.
This ornate piece of work is ideal for puja rooms, but can also be placed in the hall to highlight the Indian tradition of lighting lamps for every occasion.
This handcrafted artifact is custom-made and is priced according to the size and your requirements. Get in touch with us to purchase this piece of Kerala history for your home.
Deepasthambham Vilakku with an ornate Crown:
This is a huge, multi-layered, bronze structure to light hundreds of wicks at one go .This lamp is hand made by specialists in Kerala tradition and can take about 30 days to complete.
This represents the huge traditional lamp post (holds many layers of oil-based lamps) that are found in temples of India. This Deepasthambham made of Bell Metal can be created with multiple layers of your liking and customised to your choice. This piece of craft distinguishes itself with an ornate piece of bell metal work embellishing the lamp as a crown on top. It can be placed as a piece of craftsmanship that connects to the Indian tradition of lighting lamps for all auspicious occasions.
Kuzha Vilakku - Vilakku in Malayalam stands for Lamp . The Vilakku is integral to several rituals and ceremonies in Hindu families in Kerala. As the sun rises, young girls and boys of the family bring the lighted lamps to the verandah of the house. The girl is joined by the children and elders of the family, especially the grandparents, chanting hymns. In the evening the ritual is repeated alongside evening prayers.It can be placed as a piece of craftsmanship that connects to the Indian tradition of lighting lamps for all auspicious occasions.