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Ganesha Lamp – Lithophane Votive Light from Lladro

Ganesha lithophane is a molded artwork in thin very translucent porcelain that can only be seen clearly when backlit with a light source. It is an ideal lamp for offering prayers in puja rooms and for meditation. Lladro, a Spanish firm noted for high quality porcelain figurines – Hindu religion related figurines include various forms of Ganesha, Nataraja Shiva, SriRam, Mata Sita and more.

Ganesha – lithophane votive light from Lladro is priced at around $70. 

Lladro signature stores are there in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Bangalore. It is also available in famous jewelry shops and boutiques. 

Traditional Ganesha Lamp

A traditional Ganesha lamp with image of Ganesha carved in the lamp, also known as a "diya" or "deepa," holds cultural and religious significance in Hinduism. It typically consists of a small oil lamp with a wick made of cotton, which is lit during prayers, rituals, and festivals, particularly during Diwali, the festival of lights.

The Ganesha lamp often features intricate designs and craftsmanship, reflecting the reverence for Lord Ganesha, the remover of obstacles and the deity of wisdom and prosperity in Hinduism. These lamps can be made of various materials such as brass, copper, silver, or clay, each adding its own aesthetic appeal.

Using a traditional Ganesha lamp not only serves a functional purpose of illuminating spaces but also carries symbolic importance, symbolizing the dispelling of darkness and the triumph of light over ignorance. It's a beautiful embodiment of spirituality and cultural heritage.