Size; Height-6,Length- 3.75,Width-2.75 inches
Made with sand casting technique
Handcrafted by artisans of India
Give to your home the feel of serenity with this unique lotus shaped brass wick lamp diya. When closed, the diya is in the shape of a bud. As you rotate the bud, the diya assumes the shape of full-blown flower. A diya is an oil lamp with a cottonwick dipped in ghee or vegetable oils. 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 or the Kushti ceremony. A similar lamp called a butter lamp is used in Tibetan Buddhist offerings as well. A diya placed in temples and used to bless worshippers is referred to as an aarti. Install this diya at your home temple for performing Puja and Aarti in the Hindu way. Yellow brass metal used in the making of this sculpture makes your home décor more vibrant. Famous artisans of Muradabad in north India have crafted this diya sculpture using ancient sand casting techniques.