Thookkuvilakku – Hanging Lamp

Photo credits: Ramesh Kidangoor

The Thookkuvilakku or traditional brass lamp, is an integral part of all rituals and ceremonies in Kerala and lighting the lamp on any occasions is believed to be auspicious. Bronze, popularly known as Odu in Kerala, is used for making all types of brass lamps.

These lamps are widely used in almost all Kerala homes; especially those of the Hindu community and at temples and other places of worship.

Thookkuvilakku near to the verandah

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