India Post, the official postal agency of India, has
released a stamp on the world famous Gajalakshmi Lamp. The beautiful stamp was
released in 2016 as part of Indian Metal Crafts series. The stamp is in the
denomination of Rupees 25 and is available in all GPOs.
Gajalakshmi Lamp with two parrots on the rim of a bowl is an
important puja item in homes and temples. On the lamp, there are two women
attendants on each side of the seated goddess, as well as two elephants with
their front legs on her lotus pedestal. There is a flame arch above the goddess.
It is a hanging lamp.