Gold-Trimmed Antique Finish Copper Butterlamp, 4.5 inch

Gold-Trimmed Antique Finish Copper Butterlamp, 4.5 inch

SKU: 81003182

Gold-Trimmed Antique Finish Copper Butterlamp, 4.5 inch

SKU: 81003182
  • Ideal for prayer and ritual
  • Ships worldwide
  • Every purchase supports the temple
Regular price RM120.00
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A handcrafted antique-finished butterlamp adorned with gold-finish trim. Offering light to the Buddhas increases wisdom, wealth and creates the causes for a strong and healthy body. Make our copper butterlamp a part of your shrine and let the light of wisdom shine.

  • Handcrafted from copper by Himalayan artisans.
  • Antique-effect oxidised finish.
  • Adorned with gold-finish trims.
* As each item is handcrafted, variations in shape, colour and finishing may occur from piece to piece. These do not impact its spiritual function and benefits.

About Light Offerings

Traditionally, butterlamps in Tibet were filled with yak butter. As butter was quite difficult to obtain, offering butterlamps on the altar was considered a very precious offering.

The offering of light symbolises the illumination of wisdom — Buddha’s realisations when he attained enlightenment and dispelled the darkness of ignorance that obscures the mind’s true nature.

For Tibetan Buddhists, a light offering also carries their personal wish to attain Buddhahood and aspiration to achieve the mind of clear light at the time of death, thereby experiencing liberation.

In modern times, wax and electric candles may be offered in place of traditional butterlamps.

  • Material: Copper
  • Height: 114 mm (4.5-in)
  • Diameter: 74 mm (2.9-in)
  • Weight: 140 g (4.9 oz)

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