Traditional Mrityunjaya Oil Lamp Antique Bronze 16 Wedges Lamp – South Indian Temple Traditional Oil Lamp
Traditional Mrityunjaya Oil Lamp Antique Bronze 16 Wedges Lamp : rarely seen in South Kerala has a very ancient history. The peculiarity of this lamp constructed of bronze is that it has 16 wedges into which cotton wicks doused in oil or ghee can be used to light up the lamp. In ancient periods in South Kerala, Mrityunjaya vilakku is used for the worship of Lord Shiva, who is also known as “Mrityunjaya” (meaning victory over death). This rare antique piece of diya enhances the aesthetic and spiritual values of Indian tradition. Today this kind of oil lamps has huge demand for decor home as a spiritual showpiece in India and abroad.