Shree Phal is another name for coconut, which is a sign of wealth. Every auspicious rite makes use of it. Even the coconut husk is burned to produce smoke, which is presented to the Gods and Goddesses for Dhuma Pana (smoke inhalation). This brass lamp is a Dhoop Daan, which is used to hold a large amount of coconut husk and produce smoke. A trace of the fragrant plant resin of the Sal tree. The smoke produced is utilized to clean the air. With two robust legs and a lovely grip, it will make an ideal ritual object for special Pujas and Homas.
This artistically crafted Brass Aarti diya holder is standing on two inverted plates and joined by a long sturdy circular brass handle. The grip- held end is on one side and on the other end there is a magistically carved diya in the form of a large cup just like a ’world- cup‘ sponsored by any big & renowned sporting event. This elegant brass diya with finely moulded outside corners is to be used to light camphoor during puja of deity . It is the simplicity of the design that defines the grace of this aarti stand.
The special long and attractive handle is for better grip and avoids the hands from getting heated during puja. The fumes emitted from camphor purifies the mind. Long cotton wicks can be used with this lamp. This type of dhoop aarti can comfortably be used not only in temples but also in residences. With its shining finish, it is durable , handy and easy to maintain. Sturdy material with non-corrosive properties gives it longevity.
Lighting an oil lamp at dawn and /or dusk is believed to be a symbol of enlightenment and brings about success, prosperity and good health. In every hindu home a lamp or diya is lit daily before a deity. The light in the lamp symbolizes knowledge. It removes darkness( ignorance) the wick in the lamp symbolizes ego and the camphor/ghee / oil represents our inherent tendencies such as vasnas, ego, negative thoughts. When lit by fire of knowledge which illuminates the lord (truth), our vasnas thereafter burnt-out or melt.
How to keep a Brass statue well-maintained?
Brass statues are known and appreciated for their exquisite beauty and luster. The brilliant bright gold appearance of Brass makes it appropriate for casting aesthetic statues and sculptures. Brass is a metal alloy composed mainly of copper and zinc. This chemical composition makes brass a highly durable and corrosion-resistant material. Due to these properties, Brass statues and sculptures can be kept both indoors as well as outdoors. They also last for many decades without losing all their natural shine.
Brass statues can withstand even harsh weather conditions very well due to their corrosion-resistance properties. However, maintaining the luster and natural beauty of brass statues is essential if you want to prolong their life and appearance.
In case you have a colored brass statue, you may apply mustard oil using a soft brush or clean cloth on the brass portion while for the colored portion of the statue, you may use coconut oil with a cotton cloth.
Brass idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses are especially known for their intricate and detailed work of art. Nepalese sculptures are famous for small brass idols portraying Buddhist deities. These sculptures are beautified with gold gilding and inlay of precious or semi-precious stones. Religious brass statues can be kept at home altars. You can keep a decorative brass statue in your garden or roof to embellish the area and fill it with divinity.
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